John graduated from the South Bank Polytechnic (now South Bank University) with a degree (BSc) in environmental engineering in 1976. Between then and 1989 he worked in a variety of positions dealing with energy use as an end-user and consultant in both in building and process services. He then trained as a management consultant with Arthur Young Management Consultants (now Ernst & Young). Following this he worked for a time with the NIFES group before setting up John Pooley Consultancy in 1989.
A Chartered Engineer (CEng)
A European Engineer (EurIng)
A Certified Management Consultant (CMC)
He is also:
A Registered Professional Energy Consultant (RPEC)
An ESOS Lead Assessor
A Fellow of the Energy Institute (FEI)
A Fellow of the Institute of Consulting (FIC)
A member of the BSI energy standards committee & on the UK panel for the revision of ISO 50001
For three years John was a founder member of the Carbon Trust’s Consultant Accreditation Board. He also provided services to the Carbon Trust as an External Reviewer for their survey programme in that time, reviewing over 150 survey reports. John has wide experience of industry, the public sector and commerce. He is an excellent communicator and trainer. John is a frequent speaker at conferences and is the author of a number of publications.
John has an ongoing active involvement with an energy consultancy based in Ontario (360 Energy Inc) where he has been instrumental in developing the Certification in Energy Excellence program and holds the position of Vice President – Program Development.