Ernie has a Bachelor of Engineering Degree and a Masters Degree in Energy Technology & Economics. He is a Chartered Mechanical Engineer and Chartered Electrical Engineer is also a member of the IET and IMechE.
He held a number of roles in Johnson Controls’ EMEA business. As JCI’s EMEA Director for Energy Markets, he managed a large operational division across 18 countries, delivering engineering and asset management services to the energy, nuclear and oil & gas sectors. Latterly he took on the roles of Director of Energy Consulting and Vice President of Energy Solutions for Europe, Middle East and Africa. In these roles he managed JCI’s renewable energy and energy efficiency business focused on delivering financed energy solutions and the associated EPC services to global corporations.
Ernie now works as a consultant for investors and large corporations, providing strategic consulting, technical and commercial management in the energy, clean tech and low carbon markets.