Ms Jenny Saunders

Jenny Saunders, Chief Executive of National Energy Action. Jenny Saunders has been Chief Executive of National Energy Action since 2007, and prior to that was Director of Communications for the charity. She is a member of: · UK Government's Fuel Poverty Advisory Group · Ofgem’s Sustainable Development Group · North East Energy Leadership Council · Advisory Board for the Energy Institute at the University of Durham. She is a Board Director of National Grid Affordable Warmth Solutions Community Interest Company and sits on RWEnpower’s Customer Stakeholders Council, Centrica’s Corporate Responsibility Advisory Group and chairs SSE’s Customer Forum. Jenny is a trustee of Energy Action Scotland, and the Chesshire Lehmann Fund. Having helped to establish a grant-making fund at the Community Foundation for Tyne & Wear and Northumberland to assist women to achieve their full potential, Jenny served on the Women’s Fund Committee for five years from 1999-2004. She served as a trustee of the British Gas Energy Trust for six years until October 2010 and is chair of a local community group in Newcastle. A language graduate of the University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Jenny worked in Norway and in youth and community training programmes prior to joining NEA. She was awarded an OBE in the 2013 New Year Honours List for her services to the fuel poor. At the Retrofit Summit on 05 December - Jenny will take part in a panel discussion within the closing plenary, taking questions from delegates on hot retrofit topics of the day and put them to a distinguished panel of policy and industry figures, for analysis, interrogation and debate. To learn more or to book tickets, visit

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