We are very proud to have Mervyn as the Chair of our judges.
He is now the Managing Director of Intuitive Energy Solutions Ltd, a consulting company which works with market leading service providers in the energy sector to help organisations drive reductions in both consumption and cost within their energy and carbon footprints using learnings from many years involvement with energy.
Prior to setting up Intuitive Energy Solutions Mervyn worked for Marks & Spencer for 28 years until retiring as Head of Energy Management in September 2012. Managing a large team of specialists they produced major achievements in both the energy demand side, which improved by 28% over the last 5 years, and the supply side, through the use of PPA & innovative contract structures in securing small scale renewable generation to their portfolio.
Involved in the original architecture of the energy aspects of Plan A, the holistic sustainability programme launched in 2007 and extended in 2010, he was a key player in setting strategy as well as being responsible for implementing measures to achieve the stretch targets involved.
He is a real stalwart of the industy, a Fellow of the Energy Institute and one of the first to attain Chartered Energy Manager status in the UK, he authored a book entitled Preparing the Company Energy & Carbon Plan in Autumn 2010 focussing on M&S’s successes in the energy space.