Proposer: Alex Hunt Seconder: Peter Metcalf
Trained as a Material scientist Frank Knight has held various positions over a career in energy technology encompassing Technology Development, Foresight, Knowledge Transfer, Strategic Planning, Portfolio Management and Mentoring. This experience has been gathered in academia (Cambridge University), consulting (JP Kenny, Technology Initiatives), government (Harwell, Dept. of Energy) and multinational energy companies such as Texaco and NexenCNOOC. A Fellow of the SUT he has previously served on Council twice and been Honorary Secretary of the Society as well as previously serving as a Board Director of MTD and on ITF committees. Given his accumulated experience of technology for oil/gas, offshore wind, CCS and energy storage Frank is keen to rejoin Council with a view to leading on technology foresight for SUT.