Melanie Slade

Senior Programme Manager
, International Energy Agency
Profile / Bio: 

Melanie Slade has spent thirty years in energy efficiency policy development and implementation in many parts of the world. She started out working in the UK Government on industrial and appliance energy efficiency and has worked with many other governments to establish similar programmes, perhaps most notably, the Government of China since the 1990s. In 2007 Mel became the Chair of Australia and New Zealand’s Equipment Energy Efficiency programme and where she led the phase-out of inefficient lighting. Mel moved to the International Energy Agency in February 2014 to manage the Energy Efficiency in Emerging Economies Programme.

Mel and her team work with policymakers in Brazil, China, India, Indonesia, Mexico, South Africa, and Thailand to develop a more effective energy efficiency policy, track its progress and assess its potential.


Title Date Learning Materials Topic
Promoting a Peak in the Carbon Emissions of the Building Sector 20 October 2021 Slides Environment, Climate Change, Energy