Fiona Riddoch is a consultant specialising in strategy, policy development and innovation in energy and carbon reduction.
She spent over 20 years in marketing, manufacturing and industry, much of this in heating controls at Honeywell Inc. In 2000, Fiona started providing strategic and product marketing leadership to technology-based start-ups, including renewable energy. She became CEO to the European Association for Combined Heat and Power in Brussels in 2006, co-founding the Coalition for Energy Savings which participates in efficiency policy development within the EU’s Carbon reduction strategy. She currently holds roles with the Energy Technology Partnership, is a Board member and chair of the Academic Council of Edinburgh College and In 2018 she co-founded “Words that Carry On” a mental health research fund.
As a physicist her research was in solid state devices, photovoltaic design and heat recovery. She was one of the first cohort of Royal Society Entrepreneurs in residence being based at the University of Edinburgh.