Mashford, Dr Kerry

Dr Kerry Mashford is Chief Executive of the UK’s National Energy Foundation, a charity working at the forefront of improving the use of energy in domestic and non-domestic buildings.

Kerry has deep expertise in the built environment, technology development and integration, with an international reputation in sustainable urban development and regeneration.

Prior to joining the NEF, Kerry worked on the Executive Team of the Ecological Sequestration Trust to establish the Trust’s technical programme, and she continues to offer her expertise as a member of the Advisory Board. Her previous experience includes roles as Head of Sustainable Manufacturing and Construction for Arup, Lead Technologist at the Technology Strategy Board, and senior positions at Interfacing Ltd, the Centre for Remanufacturing and Reuse, and Benoy Architects and Masterplanners.

Kerry is a Chartered Engineer, Fellow of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, and Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts. She has a master’s degree in interdisciplinary design of the built environment and a PhD in integrated design of complex, multi-domain systems.

Kerry is an experienced Non-Executive Director (corporate and charitable), and advisor to several academic institutions. She is a member of IMechE Council, a lead assessor for the Manufacturing Excellence Awards and has represented the Technology Strategy Board on working groups of the Green Construction Board.

Mashford, Dr Kerry


Sustainable Urban Development & Technology Innovation


National Energy Foundation