Celebrating International Women’s Day 2023 with the renewables sector 

Today, to celebrate IWD2023, we will share stories, interviews and Day in the Life features on social media of some women making significant contributions to the renewable energy industry.

International Women's Day

These women, alongside others in the industry, play a vital role in advancing renewable energy technologies and promoting the benefits of sustainable energy. By highlighting their achievements and contributions, we can inspire more women to pursue careers in renewables and help create a more sustainable future for all. 

Here are just a few of the inspirational women in renewables who have worked with Renewable Energy Installer over the last year 

Laura Bishop – CEO, Ground Source Heat Pump Association (GSHPA) 

Laura Bishop

Laura Bishop is the CEO of the Ground Source Heat Pump Association (GSHPA). This UK-based industry association promotes using ground source heat pumps for heating and cooling buildings. Laura is a strong advocate for renewable energy promoting the use of ground source heat pumps as a more sustainable alternative to traditional heating systems. 

Karen Boswell – managing director, Baxi Heating UK and Ireland 

Karen Boswell

Karen Boswell is the managing director of Baxi Heating UK and Ireland, a company that designs and manufactures heating systems for homes and businesses. As an advocate for sustainable heating solutions Karen oversees the development of numerous renewable energy products, such as heat pumps and solar thermal systems. 

Veronica Hamilton – group director, Vital Energi 

Day in the life... Vital Energi’s Veronica Hamilton
Veronica Hamilton

Veronica Hamilton is the group director of Vital Energi, a UK-based company that provides sustainable energy solutions for buildings and communities. She is instrumental in the company’s successful promotion of renewable energy overseeing the development of numerous projects that use technologies such as biomass, solar, and geothermal energy. 

Jo Alsop – director, The Heating Hub 

Jo Alsop
Jo Alsop

Jo Alsop is the director of The Heating Hub, a UK-based company that provides advice and support on heating systems for homes and businesses. She is a respected voice as an advocate for the use of technologies such as heat pumps and biomass boilers as more sustainable alternatives to traditional heating systems. 

Anna Wakefield – marketing manager, Grant UK 

Anna Wakefield, head of marketing at Grant UK, joins us for this edition of a ‘Day in the life’.
Anna Wakefield

Anna Wakefield is the marketing manager at Grant UK, a UK-based company specialising in designing and manufacturing sustainable heating systems. She has been instrumental in developing Grant’s marketing strategy, raising awareness of the benefits of renewable energy sustainable heating systems as well as playing a significant role in delivering sustainability in the company’s recent head office move. 

Giulia Kapp – head of marketing, Daikin Europe 

Giulia Kapp

Giulia Kapp is the head of marketing at Daikin Europe, a company specialising in designing and manufacturing heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems. She has been is hugely supportive of sustainable HVAC solutions and has overseen overseeing the development of numerous renewable energy products, such as air-to-water heat pumps. 

Jordan Brompton – co-founder, myenergi 

Jordan Brompton

Jordan Brompton is a co-founder of myenergi, a UK-based company specialising in developing sustainable and innovative products for renewable energy systems. She is passionate about creating sustainable energy solutions for homes and businesses. She and has helped myenergi become a leading provider of solar panels, energy management systems, and electric vehicle charging solutions.