Dr Fiona Riddoch
Fiona is an energy and policy consultant, and senior knowledge exchange fellow at Strathclyde University Centre for Energy Policy. Until December 2015 she was managing director of COGEN Europe, a European industry association based in Brussels, Belgium. The Association represents the combined heat and power sector of Europe's energy industry to the European institutions of Council, Parliament and Commission.
Having gaining a PhD in Physics from Heriot Watt and later an MBA from Edinburgh, Fiona's professional career includes 14 years in industry with Honeywell controls, a period of start-up management in Scottish electronics followed by management consultancy in business develop and technology company early market development.
In the past three years Fiona has served as a member of the Scottish Government Expert Commission on Energy Regulation, been convener and founding member of the European Energy Efficiency Industrial Forum (EEIF) and a member of the judging panel of the European Commission European Sustainable Energy Awards 2014.
Fiona is an enthusiastic participant in further education having qualified at different times as an Open University lecturer and teacher of English as a foreign language. She is currently learning to code at a (very) basic level.