Editorial Board Members

Professor John Loughhead CB OBE FREng

Professor John Loughhead is a Trustee of the Academy, Council member at the University of York, and adviser to a number of commercial and research organisations. He was Chief Scientific Advisor to the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy until 2020, following ten years as Executive Director of the UK Energy Research Centre, and previously Corporate Vice-President of Technology and Intellectual Property at Alstom's head office in Paris.

For several years, he has been extensively involved in national and European public sector technology programmes, as a member of various advisory committees and chair of policy reviews in the area of future energy systems.

Professor Loughhead is a Chartered Engineer, and a Fellow of a number of institutions, including the Australian and Chinese national Academies of Engineering, the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, the City and Guilds of London Institute, the Royal Society of Arts and the Institution of Engineering and Technology, where he is also a Past President (2008). He is an Honorary Professor of Cardiff University, Honorary Fellow of Queen Mary University of London, and a Freeman of the City of London.

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