Mike Thornton, chief executive
Mike Thornton assumed the role of chief executive in April 2020. He joined Energy Saving Trust in 2002 as head of the Scottish team, going on to become group director of operations and now leading the organisation. Before Energy Saving Trust, Mike worked for Friends of the Earth Scotland and then Lothian and Edinburgh Environmental Partnership (now Changeworks). He has over 30 years’ experience in the environmental, energy efficiency, transport and recycling sectors. An expert in climate change mitigation, Mike is helping drive forward this agenda across the UK and internationally.