Our Executive Committee is made up of 7-10 officers representing LBEG members who make sure that our objectives are met and set the agenda for our meetings
Saeed has been working in the energy field since 1996. He joined London Borough of Harrow in January 2004 as a SEO and then as Harrow’s Energy Manager from 2006, having spent 8 year in the private sector as an Energy Consultant. Saeed’s current responsibilities at Harrow Council include developing the Council’s climate change strategy, managing energy initiatives and projects, energy and water contracts, renewable solutions, M&T, statutory reports, raising awareness in Harrow’s communities and driving the energy policy of 585 Council owned properties and schools. Saeed joined the LBEG in 2005 and the LBEG committee in 2014. He graduated with an MSc in Energy & Conservation in 1996, from which he started his professional energy career.
Beata joined Transport for London as their Commercial & Data Manager in 2012, having spent 4 years before that at Air Products Plc as Energy Analyst where she successfully secured a number of electricity and gas supply contracts to company’s facilities in the UK, Poland and Slovakia, achieving annual cost savings of £100,000. Her responsibilities at Transport for London include utilities and waste management of the head office buildings, statutory and non-statutory environmental and financial reporting. Beata joined the LBEG Committee in 2012 and in 2016 was elected as the group’s Treasury.
Graeme has worked in energy management roles for the last 21 years, including roles in the food industry, facilities management and more recently in local authority. He has worked at Islington Council for 15 years and is currently Acting Energy Services Manager. During his time he has built up extensive experience in delivering innovative energy projects. Graeme managers a team whose remit includes the monitoring and targeting of the Council's property portfolio, management of the Council's district heating scheme and providing energy management advice to external clients. Graeme joined the LBEG committee in 2018.
Martin is an experienced energy manager with a specialism in healthcare. He previously worked in the private sector heading-up a team of energy and sustainability consultants that provided support primarily to the NHS; this has resulted in a focus upon cost improvement coupled-with reducing carbon emissions. Martin’s experience lies in the statutory compliance, the assessment of complex property portfolio’s energy consumption and the identification of potential energy saving opportunities. As part of his energy management career, Martin has worked with in excess of twenty NHS trusts, numerous universities as well as private sector organisations. Martin embraces the opportunity to learn from the experience of the LBEG and feels his perspective is also of value to it’s members.
Andy started his career in 1990 as an energy engineering undergraduate sponsored by a large facilities management company (Matthew Hall). On graduation Andy worked within Matthew Hall’s energy management department procuring energy and operating Energy Performance Contracts for large clients across the UK. In 1995 Andy moved to the City of London Corporation, saving and procuring energy for the City portfolio including the Guildhall, Tower Bridge, The Barbican Estate and Centre and City Police stations. While at The City Andy chaired LBEG for a number of years and has sat on the committee ever since. Andy Moved to Kent County Council in 2003 to develop Kent’s own energy activities and support other Councils in the LASER Energy group. At LASER Andy developed one of the first SALIX revolving funds which has now invested £30M in energy saving projects, the M&T bureau, energy surveying services, water procurement framework, LED lighting frameworks as well as siting on LASER’s senior management team supporting all areas of LASER’s work.
Gonzalo Jimenez, Kensington & Chelsea (Deputy Chair)
Shaun Spencer, Hackney
Chris Little, Westminster