Michael has a background in engineering, both civil and mechanical, which has provided him with a solid technical foundation. This technical ability is coupled with a passion to be at the forefront of our energy future. His previous experience as a building services design engineer exposed him to in-depth building energy system design and efficiency programs. This involved building energy modelling analysis as well as the techno-economic analysis of on-site renewable generation to ensure compliance with building standards. Also prior to joining E4tech, Michael had been involved with a technology start-up that focused on the introduction of demand response to the UK residential sector. This work involved the development of the product and assessment of market entry strategies for new energy business models.
Michael holds a BEng (Hons) in Civil and Environmental Engineering from University College Cork, Ireland as well as an MSc in Sustainable Energy Futures from Imperial College London. His undergraduate thesis involved the techno-economic assessment of recently refurbished university buildings. While at Imperial he researched the impact of distributed energy resources on the centralised power system and regulations, in particular the integration of distributed generation into a local supply model.