Prof. Duncan Botting BA FEI, FRSA, MIET, MIEEE
Our annual prestige event which looks at the security of supply and the energy balance. The event is joint with IMechE, IChemE, and ICE.
02 May 2011 Power channel
Duncan Botting gives his presentation titled 'Smart Grids' from the Great Energy Debate 2011
Duncan currently holds the posts of Business Innovation and Growth Director at Parsons Brinckerhoff, Executive Chairman of the Scottish European Green Energy Centre and Managing Director Global Smart Transformation Limited.
In these roles he works closely with customers, academia, industry, government and regulators to deliver innovative technical solutions to market challenges.
His previous roles included Managing Director, ITI Energy (a research institute) and with ABB as Head of Technology & Business Development.
He has over 35 years experience covering the complete spectrum of technical and commercial roles from apprentice to boardroom.
He is a visiting professor at Imperial College London and the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow.
He is an active member of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET, formerly the IEE) and is involved in many influential panels, advisory boards and committees at a National, European and International level.
As an active member of the IET Energy Sector Panel, Vice-Chair of the European Technology Platform for â€œSmartGridsâ€ and as a member of the DECC/Ofgem Smart Grid Forum he is helping to shape future thinking in the energy sector.
He is also a founding member and served on the shadow board of the National Skills Academy for Power.
In the area of energy and climate security Duncan has been a thought leader for over 20 years and has been contributing to national critical infrastructure working groups (DoE, UK, Asia), global corporate R&D and scenario building to inform and challenge board level decisions.