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Press Release 19 September 2019

Energy Saving Trust appoints new UK Head of Transport

Announced today is the appointment of the new UK Head of Transport at Energy Saving Trust. Tim Anderson secured his new role following a rigorous selection process involving internal and external candidates and takes up his new post with immediate effect.

Tim has worked in several management roles in the transport team since joining in 2007. Prior to this, Tim worked in the automotive sector developing experience in fleet management and daily rental operations. He brings with him 20years of leadership experience and knowledge of the sustainable transport industry having previously worked with Hertz Europe, Virgin Media and National Car Rental (now Europcar). Having held the role of Senior Programme Manager, specialising in managing complex government programmes to promote sustainable mobility since 2012, Tim has a detailed knowledge of the policy landscape and operational needs affecting the transport sector.

With full responsibility for the leadership and development of Energy Saving Trust’s UK transport programmes, Tim will play a key role in meeting the organisation’s goals and targets in tackling climate change and local air quality. He will continue to build on our existing reputation for excellence in customer service and delivery of high quality, impartial advice to businesses and individuals. This includes the leading significant work programmes for Department for Transport, Transport Scotland alongside work for other stakeholders in the sustainable travel industry.

Mike Thornton, group director of operations at Energy Saving Trust, said: “Tim’s track record, and contacts in the industry are second to none and we are delighted to have him lead our transport business; his appointment indicates our ambitious plans for our work in transport. He brings with him incredibly strong knowledge and experience which will be vital as we continue to develop innovative solutions for our clients and customers.”

Tim Anderson, head of transport at Energy Saving Trust added: “I have had the privilege of working within Energy Saving Trust to deliver ground-breaking solutions across various roles and projects for the past 12 years. Securing this role will allow us to deliver to government funders and support organisations and individual consumers make the switch to ultra-low emission vehicles and reduce transport costs and emissions. We continue to grow and diversify into new areas to help tackle the climate emergency and deliver better air quality in our towns and cities. I am pleased to have this opportunity to take the team to the next level and look forward to building partnerships to support our mission.”

Notes to editors:

Energy Saving Trust

Energy Saving Trust is an independent organisation dedicated to promoting energy efficiency, low carbon transport and sustainable energy use. We aim to address the climate emergency and deliver the wider benefits of clean energy as the UK transitions to net zero.

We empower householders to make better choices, deliver transformative programmes for governments and support businesses with strategy, research and assurance – enabling everyone to play their part in building a sustainable future.

Last updated: 15 January 2021