Clean Tech developers Heatio have appointed a new Strategic Board Advisor to their team. Dr Andrew Crossland joins the company to support strategic growth in renewable energy, energy saving, flexibility and technology integrations.
This appointment supports the company's long term goal of growing the team to support strategic expansion into technology integration, demand & supply responsiveness and connectivity with the new Heatio Home Energy Management System.
As an advisor to the Heatio board, Andrew brings his wealth of experience in renewable & energy efficiency and specifically energy storage and UK energy infrastructure. His specialism is in generation, energy storage and microgrids and his work on energy communication won him the Energy UK rising star award at the start of his career.
Andrew has written more than eight peer reviewed publications on energy storage and low carbon generation including a published book and has also developed successful and novel business models for energy storage in the UK, East Africa and Oceania. These are models which link sales, finance and engineering.
Andrew is also the founder of MyGridGB which presents real time analysis of electricity in Great Britain. Andrew is also a regular speaker at international energy conferences and UK parliament.
Heatio are currently developing their Home Energy Management System delivering a roadmap to Net Zero for domestic properties whilst supporting integration with network operators for responsiveness, and utilising flexible energy tariffs.
Heatio Managing Director Simon Roberts commented,
“We are absolutely delighted to welcome Andrew to the Heatio team. Andrew is a world renowned expert and has an immense amount of experience which will be hugely valuable as we drive our strategic growth, especially in renewable generation, energy storage, communication and flexibility.”
Dr Andrew Crossland said of the appointment, “From the minute I met Thomas and Simon, I knew Heatio were on to something special. This is a business that can make a significant and rapid impact in decarbonising British homes as well as improving energy efficiency and helping to alleviate energy bills. I’m so excited to be part of this leading company and look forward to working with this talented group of people to develop a successful and impactful business. ”