Mark Allington has over 30 years of experience, including more than 20 years managing large-value, public-sector projects and programs and 17 years as an executive. His management experience includes 17 years with the de facto UK sustainable energy agency, the Energy Technology Support Unit, developing, implementing, and monitoring energy efficiency and renewable energy policies and programs for the UK government as well as considerable promotion and analytical work to assist other countries with their own programs. He has 25 years of international experience implementing energy, environmental, technology commercialization and enterprise development projects in Europe, South Asia, Russia/NIS, and Africa.
Mark has worked extensively as a management consultant on both UK and international projects that set the regulatory environment for sustainable energy and help businesses to thrive within it. Since 2013, Mark has led the UK department of Energy and Climate Change Evidence Base for Energy Using Products Program, which includes regular provision of evidence-based advice to DECC officials on energy policy matters. Mark also directs sustainable energy advisory projects for several European Commission directorates, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development and a range of other clients.
Mark has an MBA from the Warnick Business School and a BEng (Hons) in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from Southbank London.