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Our Team

Brooke Flanagan
Founding Director

Brooke Flanagan is the founding Director of Future Climate. She works on policy, research and practice in energy efficiency, carbon emissions reduction and energy poverty. Brooke has been working in the environmental, energy, waste and local government sectors in the UK, Europe and Australia, for government, industry and charities, for over 20 years. Brooke has undertaken research, campaigned and delivered projects on a range of issues including consumer behaviour on energy and climate change, smart city solutions, sustainable energy finance, waste and recycling, and nature conservation.

David Weatherall

David is an expert in policy around the decarbonisation of buildings, working closely with nearly all major UK government, NGO and commercial sector stakeholders in this area of policy. David has produced several high profile pieces of research on issues around fuel poverty, carbon reduction and housing. David has long had an interest and focus on energy efficiency and fuel poverty in multi-occupancy housing, for example carrying out groundbreaking research on fuel poverty in HMOs. In 2016 and 2017 David was a Knowledge Exchange Fellow with Oxford University Law Faculty: he researched the issues and opportunities for energy retrofit in blocks of flats, producing academic papers, policy proposals and consumer advice around energy retrofit in these type of buildings. Alongside his work at Future Climate, David led the Energy Saving Trust policy team from 2016-2020 – championing the case for a stronger UK and devolved government policy focus on low carbon housing. He is a trained SAP assessor.

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Andy Deacon

Andy has worked for 20 years across a range of environmental protection issues focusing on climate change and energy and air quality in local, regional and central government, academia and the third sector. He has been part of and led major initiatives on city carbon reduction strategies, community energy, large-scale home retrofit financing, household energy saving behaviour, and air pollution assessment and management. Prior to joining Future Climate, Andy held roles as Managing Partner at Global Action Plan, Director of Development for the Energy Saving Trust and Climate, Energy and Air Quality Strategy Manager for the Greater London Authority. Andy has a BSc in Geography and Environmental Studies from the University of Surrey Roehampton Institute and an MSc in Applied Meteorology and Climatology from the University of Birmingham.

Greg Shreeve

Greg has worked in the climate and energy sector for over 13 years. He was formerly a Senior Insight Consultant for the Energy Saving Trust undertaking national and international research projects on fuel poverty, building refurbishment, renewable heat, demand side response and consumer advice. He has produced high-profile reports for the Department for Business Energy and Industrial Strategy as well as the Committee on Climate Change. He has worked with government departments in Wales and Northern Ireland, housing providers and local authorities to model the costs and benefits of different stock retrofit options and their impacts on fuel poverty alleviation. Greg is a trained SAP assessor and specializes in building data analysis. He formerly worked for the Department for Energy and Climate Change and holds an MSc in Environmental Technology (Global Environmental Change and Policy specialism) from Imperial College.