Utility Week Live, 22nd - 23rd May 2018

John Batterbee

John Batterbee

head of technology strategy & planning, Energy Systems Catapult

John is the Chief Engineer for the ground-breaking Smart Systems and Heat programme, which has the goal of transforming energy into a modern customer service that can be progressively decarbonised at a pace of a million homes a year from 2025. He is a holistic systems thinker by nature, grounded by the practicality of making things work on consumer, commercial, political and technical levels. Prior to this, John led the Transport Programme at the Energy Technologies Institute and, prior to that, complex systems development in the defence industry. He holds a first class engineering degree.


The best industry exhibition I have ever been to. Thought provoking, interesting, good networking, with a positive feel to the whole event… it was excellent!

Jacob Tompkins OBE, Managing Director, Waterwise