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Andrew Minchener CCC

Chair at CTX 2017
Dr Andrew Minchener is the General Manager of the Clean Coal Centre of the International Energy Agency.

He has over 35 years’ experience in fossil fuel and biomass/waste utilization, systems development, energy and environmental consultancy, and contract research and development, with particular emphasis on clean coal and CCS issues in Europe and the Far East.

This includes specific expertise in policy/institutional/regulatory analysis, techno/socio-economic analysis, training/capacity building, knowledge transfer and international business development.

He has undertaken numerous overseas assignments, including over 150 missions to the People’s Republic of China and other parts of Asia, where he has worked with a number of organizations including the UK Department of Energy and Climate Change, the World Bank, the Asian Development Bank, the International Energy Agency, the European Commission and the IEA Clean Coal Centre.

Andrew has a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry and a Master of Science in Combustion & Explosion Studies (both from the University of Leeds), a PhD in Coal Conversion Systems (University of Ulster), and a Doctor of Science Energy and Environment studies (University of Leeds).

He is a Recipient of the Order of the British Empire.