The Board biographies

Professor Stef Simons, Professor of Energy Systems Engineering - Brunel University London

Professor Stef Simons, Professor of Energy Systems Engineering - Brunel University London

Chair

Stef Simons is Professor of Energy Systems Engineering and Dean of the College of Engineering, Design & Physical Sciences at Brunel University London.

Mark Apsey, Director - Ameresco Limited

Mark Apsey, Director - Ameresco Limited

Vice-Chair

Mark Apsey, MEng CEng FIChemE, is a Director at independent energy services company Ameresco in the UK.

Dave Wright, Dave Wright Consulting

Dave Wright, Dave Wright Consulting

Board Member

Dave is an independent consultant in oil and gas having spent 20 plus years working for a refining and marketing company in South Africa.

David Lemon, David Lemon Consultants

David Lemon, David Lemon Consultants

Board Member

David graduated with a Bachelor of Technology degree in Mechanical Engineering from Brunel University. His career took him to Lucas Industries, Ricardo Consulting Engineers and The Energy Saving Trust.

Edward Daniels, Executive Vice President - Commercial and New Business Development, Shell

Edward Daniels, Executive Vice President - Commercial and New Business Development, Shell

Board Member

Ed joined Shell in 1988 after graduating with a Master's degree in Chemical Engineering from Imperial College London.

Jane Cutler, Non-executive Director - Australian Maritime Safety Authority

Jane Cutler, Non-executive Director - Australian Maritime Safety Authority

Board Member

Jane Cutler, FIChemE FAICD BE(Hons) MEnvSci MBA, is a Non-Executive Director of the Australian Maritime Safety Authority and is also the Inaugural Vice-Chair of IChemE Congress.

Kit Oung, Energy Savings Strategist - Efficien:ology

Kit Oung, Energy Savings Strategist - Efficien:ology

Board Member

Kit is an energy and environmental management strategist. He has had a career spanning design, technical operations, management, consultancy, equipment supply, energy performance contracting and policy development.

Dr Mary Stewart, Chief Operating Officer & Executive Director - Energetics

Dr Mary Stewart, Chief Operating Officer & Executive Director - Energetics

Board Member

Mary is currently the Chief Operating Officer of Energetics, Australia’s largest and oldest specialist energy and climate change consultancy. She is a director of Australia’s Energy Efficiency Council and a business and industry observer to the UNFCCC process.

Miles Seaman, Environmental Management Adviser - Independent

Miles Seaman, Environmental Management Adviser - Independent

Board Member

Miles has had a career spanning chemical plant operation and optimisation with ICI, safety and hazard analysis consultancy with his own company, the nuclear industry, and quality and environmental management systems certification. He co-founded and was the first Chair of the IChemE Sustainability Special Interest Group, and was Chair of the cross-institutional Engineering Forum for Energy.

Dr Niall Mac Dowell, Reader in Energy Systems - Imperial College London

Dr Niall Mac Dowell, Reader in Energy Systems - Imperial College London

Board Member

Dr Niall Mac Dowell is a Reader in Energy Systems at Imperial College London and is a Fellow of the Institution of Chemical Engineers.

Tekena Fubara, Doosan Babcock

Tekena Fubara, Doosan Babcock

Board Member

A Chartered Chemical Engineer and Chartered Process Safety Engineer with a PhD in Sustainable Energy Systems Engineering, Tekena is the Head of Applications Engineering at the Distributed Power Solutions Group within Doosanhas worked on a range of projects including developing markets towards deploying fuel cell CHP technologies in the UK and the EU. Tekena also leads the Energy Centre's Energy and Resource Efficiency task group.

Toby Chancellor-Weale, Technology Manager for Natural Gas Processing - KBR

Toby Chancellor-Weale, Technology Manager for Natural Gas Processing - KBR

Board Member

Toby Chancellor-Weale has a BEng (Hons) in Chemical Engineering from the University of Bradford and an MBA from Imperial College.

Wui Poh Yong, Independent Consultant

Wui Poh Yong, Independent Consultant

Board Member

Wui Poh graduated with a BSc in Chemical Engineering. He is a Fellow of IChemE and, also a Board Member of IChemE Singapore. He leads the Energy SIG for IChemE Singapore.

Habiba Daggash, Doctoral Researcher in Energy Systems Transitions - Imperial College London

Habiba Daggash, Doctoral Researcher in Energy Systems Transitions - Imperial College London

Future Energy Leaders Representative

Habiba is a Doctoral researcher in Energy Systems Transitions at Imperial College London. She holds Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Engineering Science from the University of Oxford.