Colin Herron

Dr Colin Herron, Managing Director, Zero Carbon Futures

Dr Colin Herron has worked in the automotive industry for over 40 years including 17 years at Nissan in Sunderland. In 2005, Colin joined the North East’s Regional Development Agency working with national Government to grow the automotive economy in the region and input into electric vehicle policy.

Colin launched Zero Carbon Futures in 2011 as a not-for-profit, low carbon vehicle consultancy. The company is working on a range of electric vehicle charging projects, including supporting Milton Keynes Council on their Go Ultra Low City programme, as well as investigating new technology areas such as battery storage.

Colin has a PhD in Engineering (Lean manufacturing); an MSc in Manufacturing: Management and Technology and sits on the IET’s manufacturing policy panel. He is also a Visiting Professor at Newcastle University.

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