Meet the Chair for Energy, Fuels & Vehicles – Richard Wenham
Richard has been a councillor since May 2011. He is a member of the LGA Resources Board. In addition to chairing the EELGA Lead Members Finance Network, Richard is also Vice-Chair of the EELGA Employers panel and Vice-Chair of the Bedfordshire Local Government Pension panel. Currently, Richard is a consultant at FCP advising a Canadian rail company on road/rail interface risk. He previously held director-level roles at various global engineering companies including Ricardo & Motorola. His last position was as CEO at a traffic measurement and monitoring company
Richard has an MA from Queens’ College Cambridge, postgraduate qualifications in Finance & Management, is a Chartered Engineer and Fellow of the Institute of Engineering and Technology.
Energy, Fuels & Vehicles Objectives
- To move to efficient use of current fuels that more effective and less impact on air quality.
- To investigate commercial vehicle options: LPG, hydrogen, and shorter-term niche trials. Large vans could be electric with fuel cell operated vehicles.
- To investigate how hydrogen could not only be a low carbon alternative but also solve the issue of particulate matter.
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