Net Zero for Professionals - November 2024

Training Course

18/11/2024 - 19/11/2024


Non-Member: £825.00 (excl. VAT)
Member: £660.00 (excl. VAT)

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This course provides a comprehensive, practical overview for those preparing their organisation for their net zero future.

This 2 day classroom course covers the fundamental science, concepts, business case, regulations, and best practices required to develop and deliver an appropriate net zero strategy including calculating emissions and setting carbon reduction targets.

Gareth Veal CEng MEI PhD MSc

Gareth has 20 years of experience developing and delivering energy, climate and net zero strategies. He has worked with multinationals such as Sainsbury’s, Shell, Airbus, BAE systems; SMEs for example in the hospitality and manufacturing sectors; public sector organisations such as the NHS and local authorities; and third sector organisations such as Business Improvement Districts and community led groups energy and climate groups.

Gareth has acted as a trainer for the Energy Institute since 2016, both developing and delivering courses.  He also developed and helps track and deliver the Energy Institute’s Net Zero strategy and associated Science Based Targets.

Gareth is a member of the Energy Institutes' Energy Management Panel. He has a PhD on the design and implementation of carbon markets and has published on the topic, as well as acted as a visiting fellow at the University of Bath. Gareth is an ESOS lead Assessor and a Chartered Energy Manager.  Most recently, Gareth has become a Certified Passivhaus consultant, working on Passivhaus projects in the NHS, for multi residential blocks, and on Passivhaus Schools.

Gareth is committed to the delivery of net zero and is well placed to tackle it as a strategist, engineer and experienced energy manager.


Who should take this course:
Course overview:
Please note that the course also covers related topics, giving an overview of: climate science, climate adaptation, climate mitigation, science based targets, GHG accounting conventions, and 'Offsetting'/'Greenhouse Gas Removals' (GGR). The course situates Net Zero withing related concepts such as 'Carbon Negative', Carbon Positive', 'Carbon Neutral', 'Zero' or 'Low' emissions and so on.

A number of case studies and practical exercises/activities will support participants in developing or reviewing Net Zero plans for their organisation.


Contact details

Training Team:, 2074677178

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