CEGB (1985-1989): Central Electricity Research Laboratories, Leatherhead.
Work areas: thermodynamics, steam turbine efficiency, computational fluid dynamics.
PowerGen (1989-2002): Technology Centre, Ratcliffe. Including secondments to Market Strategy in HQ and the Efficiency Department at Ratcliffe Power Station.
Work Areas: Wind power development, reliability modelling, scheduling and optimisation, UK market modelling (GB Pool, Loss Of Load Probability, New Electricity Trading Arrangements, Gas, Oil) international power markets (US, Asia, EU), business games.
Team Leader – Mathematical Modelling (1998-2003).
Work areas: Techno-economics (wind, tidal, storage, district heating, CHP, CCS), market modelling, (British Electricity Trading Transmission Arrangement, Emissions Trading Scheme, Renewable Obligation Certificates, Energy Service Companies COmpanies ), whole systems (MARKAL, ESME models) Trading games (strategic, tactical, & training of markets and auctions – electronic & paper for up to 150 people”) .
Team Leader – Business Modelling (2002-2010), Technical Head – Modelling (2010-2013)
Work areas: co-ordinating projects for members, special interest in Electricity system flexibility and international engagement.
Head of Analysis Team, reporting to Chief Scientific Advisor of BEIS/DECC. Responsible for day to day operation of ERP and maintaining contact with senior representatives from its 30 membership organisations.