Mr. John Williams is presently engaged by GIZ as Long Term Energy Efficiency Expert in the project titled: “Market Entry into Renewable Energy (RE) and Energy Efficiency (EE) for the productive sector in Ghana.”
John Williams presents with over thirty years of hands-on field experience in absolutely every aspect of Sustainability including: Energy Efficiency, green buildings (design, construction and operations), building physics, Energy and Carbon management, Energy Audits, Renewable energy technology solutions, Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) as well as related training for all of these technical areas. John Williams is a sustainable & future cities consultant.
John Williams holds postgraduate engineering qualifications from the University of Ibadan - Nigeria in Electrical Engineering, Aaborg University – Denmark in Civil and Environmental Engineering. He completed his professional doctorate study from University of Brighton – England in Science and Technology Education.
In terms of professional certifications, John Williams holds Chartered Engineer status from Denmark and the United Kingdom. He holds Certified and Professional Engineering Licenses from the USA. John Williams holds other professional certifications from the United Kingdom including Member, British Institute of Facilities Management (MBIFM) and Member, Institute of Learning of London, (MiFL).
John Williams has been actively engaged as international consultant for multi-national funding organizations including IFC- The World Bank Group, Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, (EBRD). For these funding bodies, He has delivered international consultancy in over Fifteen countries. John Williams has also delivered consultancy in over Twenty other countries, for national development organisations like ADETEF of France, DFID of the United Kingdom (which has a new name now) and USAID of the United States
In terms of specific Energy Efficiency certifications, John Williams is IRCA Certified ISO 50001: Energy Management System Auditor and IRCA Certified ISO 14001: Environmental Management System Auditor. He is also an Accredited Trainer in these certifications.
When not working as an engineering consultant, John Williams works as a University Lecturer. Some Universities where John Williams has plied his trade as a lecturer include: University of Brighton, University of Kent and University College London (UCL), all in the United Kingdom. Most Recently John Williams also worked as Teaching Fellow for Physics at Nazerbayev University in Astana, Kazakhstan.