Philip Wolfe MA FRSA FEI has over 30 years experience and an international reputation in the renewable energy industry.
A first class Cambridge engineering graduate, Philip has broad management and marketing experience in various manufacturing and engineering industries. His career started in export marketing and international logistics with Tube Investments, Raleigh Bicycles and Lucas Industries. He led Lucas's solar business from the mid 70's and then negotiated their joint venture with BP, becoming the first Chief Executive of what is now BP Solar.
In the early 1980ís Philip Wolfe left to lead a small group of private investors in setting up Intersolar Group. He was Chairman and Chief Executive while it expanded its business from industrial systems engineering into product marketing and thin film solar cell manufacturing. From 1993 to 2002 the Group was the sole UK manufacturer of photovoltaic cells.
Since the establishment of WolfeWare in 2003, Philip Wolfe has been involved in its wide range of activities. This included an executive role in the Renewable Energy Association, serving as its Director General from 2003 to June 2009, leading on policy development during a period of dynamic change. In 2009 he founded Ownergy Plc to provide renewable energy systems for businesses and householders under the new Renewable Energy Tariffs.
He has served on the Board of Directors of other European and British renewable energy associations, and on bodies advising ministers, the European Commission and the British Government. He has many publications on the application of renewable energy technologies and has lectured at universities, presented at conferences worldwide and featured on television and radio.