Gary Shanahan

Head of Business and Industrial Energy Efficiency, Tax and Reporting

Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS)

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Biography

Gary is currently Head of Business and Industrial Energy Efficiency, Tax and Reporting at the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy. He leads a team responsible for development of a streamlined energy and carbon reporting framework and a number of business and industrial energy efficiency schemes, including CRC, the Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS) and the Climate Change Agreements Scheme. Gary is a chemistry graduate, having studied at the University of Salford and the Ecole Superieure de Chimie Industrielle de Lyon (France). His first position in Government was as a research scientist, but following a secondment to the European Commission he moved into research programme management and technology transfer. Within BEIS, and its predecessors he has covered a number of areas relating to industry sponsorship and related policy. Gary has been extensively involved in policy development, strategy and programme delivery in the renewables and energy efficiency areas for over a decade.

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