The Committee

Chair – Dave Green

 Dave Green is an energy professional with a huge wealth of experience in the energy advice and assessment markets. He is qualified across all areas including training, advice, energy management and assessment. He has over ten years’ experience in the field including five years working for the award winning Household Energy Service, helping to set up the Energy Advice Training Consortium. He is also a training partner with Climate KIC, a large public-private partnership tackling climate change across Europe.

His current qualifications include:

  • Certified Energy Manager
  • ESOS Lead Assessor
  • Domestic energy assessor
  • Commercial energy assessor
  • Green Deal Advisor (domestic and commercial)​
  • Retrofit Assessor

Dave’s company offers a wide range of services including energy management, advice, assessments and training for commercial and domestic customers.

David has helped numerous individuals and organisations reduce their energy costs by applying any number of energy assessment and management techniques to individual situations. He is also able to draw on his own “hands on” practical experience having installed a number of energy saving measures in his own home.                             

Contact  Dave at:  chairman@midlandsenergyprofessionals.org

 Secretary – Kim Hamilton

Contact Kim at: secretary@midlandsenergyprofessionals.org

Treasurer – Hardial Bhogal

Hardial has a double masters, MBA and an MSc in real estate and planning.

He is a qualified DEA, CEA, OnDEA, DEC assessor and Retrofit Coordinator.   He also has a post-graduate diploma in housing.   He currently works for Area Eco, a Community interest Company of which he was a co-founder.   The key purpose of the CiC is to promote cheaper energy, undertake surveys, and carry out commercial and domestic energy switching.

His work involves accessing various external funding such as ECO and RHI, and principally working through public sector bodies like local authorities and housing associations.   He has also secured funding from government to promote cheaper energy and smart meters to fuel poor communities especially elderly people.   His recent community work involves working with the deaf and hard of hearing communities in North Staffordshire.

Hardial enjoys the surveying work as it gets him out into the field so that he can see first hand, the challenges some properties present in becoming more energy efficient.   Hardial has worked for a number of local authorities at  senior positions, and has three grown up children.

His responsibility on the committee is to manage the finances of MEP, and he provides a financial management report at each meeting.

Contact Hardial at: treasurer@midlandsenergyprofessionals.org

Membership Secretary  – Claus Best

In 1987 Claus qualified as a City and Guilds trained carpenter. After working for several building firms across the country, he started his own carpentry business in 1995 offering his services to customers directly.

Claus has always been very aware of energy inefficient buildings and has been challenged to improve properties with better insulation, draught proofing and better quality windows, doors and other appropriate products and techniques. His diploma in Retrofit Co-ordination supports his work in the project management of  such works.

Having trained as a Domestic Energy assessor, Green Deal advisor and Retrofit Coordinator (PAS 2035).

His role on the MEP committee is to grow the membership, maintain and administer the membership database and keep up to date records.

CPD Co-ordinator – Richard Bubb

Contact Richard at: cpd@midlandsenergyprofessionals.org

Communications Officer – Carol Keith Howell

Contact Carol at; comms@midlandsenergyprofessionals.org