Wendi Wheeler

Energy & Carbon Strategy Manager, Network Rail

Wendi has worked in the Energy Management sector for over 25 years and is employed by Network Rail as Energy & Carbon Strategy Manager.  Leading Network Rail’s energy and carbon process, she is responsible for energy and carbon policy and strategy, managing the delivery of the £450m energy budget and meeting regulatory targets.

As a member of the Rail Decarbonisation Taskforce, Wendi has been involved in developing the strategic plan to move towards a net zero carbon railway by 2050, responding to a government challenge to remove diesel from GB rail.

Previously Wendi worked as Energy Manager for Redcar & Cleveland Borough Council where she was responsible for strategic energy management and practical implementation, reducing the Council’s CO2 emissions by 32% in just 4 years.

In 2013 Wendi was awarded the accolade of ESTA Energy Manager of the Year.

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