EAS Annual Conference & Exhibition 2018 - Presentations

Energy Action Scotland Annual Conference and Exhibition 2018: 

2040 Fuel Poverty a Long and Winding Road


Conference supported by

Scottish & Southern Electricity Networks

with support from Warmworks Scotland


Below you will find the available presentations from the Conference.

Welcome and Opening Addresses

Norman Kerr OBE, Director, Energy Action Scotland

Lisa Doogan, Director of Customer Relationship Management, Scottish & Southern Electricity Networks

Poverty and Poor Health - A Deadly Combination

Dr Lisa Garnham, Public Health Research Specialist, Glasgow Centre for Population Health

Dr Neil Hamlet, Consultant in Public Health Medicine, NHS Fife

Scotland’s Energy Future - Consumer Needs Versus Network Reality

Sam Ghibaldan, Head of Consumer Futures Unit, Citizens Advice Scotland

Stewart Reid, Head of DSO and Innovation, Scottish & Southern Electricity Networks

Tony Glover, Director of Policy and Gas, Energy Networks Association

Friday 9 November                          

Can Energy Efficiency Alone Solve Fuel Poverty?

David Green OBE, Independent Chair, Warmworks Scotland

Sara Davidson, Research Director, Ipsos MORI

Rural Fuel Poverty - Is It Different?

Professor Glen Bramley, Professor of Urban Studies, Heriot-Watt University 

Arabella Kennard, Project Officer, Kyle of Sutherland Development Trust

Rachel McNicol, Deputy Manager, ALIenergy


  1. Exploring the opportunities and risks of our Social CMZ concept:  Stewart Reid, Head of DSO and Innovation, Scottish & Southern Electricity Networks
  2. Creating opportunities for change: engaging young people in the delivery of solutions to tackle fuel poverty: Nicola Mcleod, Operations Manager, Warmworks Scotland
  3. Eradicating Fuel Poverty in Scotland:  the Scottish Government’s Draft Fuel Poverty Strategy:  Ann McKenzie, Head of Fuel Poverty Policy Team and Gareth Fenney, Head of Strategy and Housing Climate Change Team, The Scottish Government
  4. Heating with Electricity a solution to fuel poverty:  Scott Restrick, Technical and Training Officer, Energy Action Scotland and Jennifer McGregor, Stakeholder Manager, SSE