Andrew Haslett is the Chief Engineer of the Energy Technologies Institute: a public-private partnership for energy technology development and demonstration based in Loughborough.
He joined the ETI as Strategy Director in April 2008, after a thirty year career in a large UK chemical company. His experience includes chemical plant design and operation, technology development and licensing, innovation strategy and performance management. He has worked across technology areas as varied as process engineering, materials design and manufacture and consumer science.
His passion is innovation as a socio-techno-economic applied system, especially the human factors involved in technology delivery and end use. At the ETI, his key responsibility is the capability to understand future plausible and attractive UK Energy Systems, including binding constraints and performance of major sub-systems such as Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS), Offshore Wind, bio-energy, passenger transport, space and water heating, etc.
He is a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering, the Institution of Chemical Engineers and the Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce.