AEE Ireland Conference 2024 Speakers

Fiona Lavin
SEAI Programme Executive

Fiona Lavin is a SEAI Programme Executive, working on the Large Industry Energy Network (LIEN) Programme. Fiona qualified from University College Galway with a BE (Industrial Engineering) and later an MSc (Biomedical Science). She has experience in various manufacturing industries including wafer fabrication and data storage, fibre optics, wound care, medical device and advanced research and training with laser processing. In her current role Fiona focuses on supporting LIEN members to improve their energy performance through the SEAI ongoing engagement supports, including advisory, training, events, site visits, and briefings.

Jason Herbert
Policy Analyst
Electricity Association of Ireland (EAI)

Jason Herbert is a Policy Analyst with the Electricity Association of Ireland (EAI). He works closely with industry participants in the energy sector to monitor and advise on EU and national policy developments, with a particular focus on retail electricity markets, energy poverty and energy efficiency.

With a Bachelor of Law and a postgraduate degree in Sustainability in Enterprise from UCC, Jason’s work focuses on creating policies which support the deployment of low carbon technologies, the electrification of heat and transport and the effective implementation of the Energy Efficiency Directive.

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Kevin Donovan
Energy Manager
Roadstone Ltd

Kevin Donovan, Energy Manager Roadstone Ltd, CRH, began working in the Quarrying Industry in 1999. Initially as Clogrennane Lime Environmental Manager, Kevin developed the Environmental Management System in accordance with the IPPC Licence at the facility. In 2004 Kevin became the Environmental Manager for Roadstone Ltd, implementing ISO 14001 in Locations throughout Ireland. In 2007 Kevin developed with the SEAI a strategy for implementation of I.S. 393 at Roadstone. Roadstone has now accreditation to ISO 50001 at 23 Locations throughout the country and the Transport Division. Kevin Donovan also Lectures the module Energy Management Principles and Practice at TU Dublin, School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering. Kevin Donovan is a Certified Energy Manager and lifetime membership at the AEE.