Matt Hastings

Programme director, local energy systems, Centrica

Matt is a national award winning energy and sustainability professional with over 10 years experience in the energy sector. He was awarded ESTA Energy Manager of the Year 2012. He is a founder member of Centrica's Distributed Energy and Power division and currently Programme Director for Local Energy Systems, joining Centrica in April 2014 and since securing £19m funding to trial the UK’s first Local Energy Market in Cornwall. He has held a number of posts at Centrica and prior to this he led on energy management and strategy for the Eden Project.