Powerhouse has added weight to its board of directors with the addition of Kirsty Gogan.
Powerhouse Energy Group plc, the UK technology company commercialising hydrogen production from waste plastic, is pleased to announce the appointment of Kirsty Gogan as a non-executive director of the company.
Gogan is an internationally sought-after advisor to governments, industry, academic networks and NGOs and is a recognised expert speaker on science communication, climate change, competitiveness and innovation. She has more than 15 years’ experience as a senior advisor to Government on climate and energy policy, including 10 Downing Street, and the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister.
Currently Gogan is managing partner of LucidCatalyst and she chairs the UK Government’s Nuclear Innovation Research and Advisory Board (NIRAB) Cost Reduction Working Group. She is also Co-founder of Energy for Humanity (EFH), an environmental NGO focused on large scale deep decarbonisation and energy access.
On joining the Board of Powerhouse Gogan said; “I am delighted to be joining the Board of a business that can help meet the major energy challenges facing the world. It also helps provide a real solution to the vast and growing problem of unrecyclable waste plastic that is blighting the planet.”
Tim Yeo, Chairman of Powerhouse, added; “We warmly welcome Gogan to the Board has and we look forward to benefiting from the many years’ experience she has in the development and promotion of energy strategies nationally and internationally, as an advisor to governments, industry and NGOs. We are particularly enthused with her role as Co-founder and Global Director of Energy for Humanity as this represents a cause which is closely aligned to Powerhouse.”