Dr Phil Hemmingway is a member of the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) Senior Management Team, and Head of the SEAI Low Carbon Technologies Department. He is jointly responsible for a range of research & innovation, behavioural economics, modelling, statistics and technology innovation activities in support of SEAI’s vision for Ireland’s energy to be sustainable, secure, affordable and clean. Phil is Ireland’s representative to Europe’s Strategic Energy Technology Plan (SETPlan); Ireland’s representative on the International Energy Agency’s Committee on Energy Research & Technology (CERT); Ireland’s Technology Delegate to the UNFCCC and Ireland’s National Delegate for the European Commission’s Horizon 2020 Energy Programme Committee. He also represents SEAI on Ireland’s Climate Action High Level Steering Group; Innovation 2020 Steering Group; and Horizon 2020 High Level Group. Prior to joining SEAI, Phil held positions at Science Foundation Ireland where he was responsible for development & governance of multi-million Euro R&D investment programmes and leadership of SFI energy, engineering & environment activities; UCD where he was a Lecturer in the School of Biosystems Engineering; and RPS Group as an energy consultant/design engineer. Phil is a Chartered Engineer and holds Bachelors (engineering) & Doctoral (energy) degrees from UCD.
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