Head of Business Development for Bristol
Jon Sankey is an experienced Head of Business Development for Bristol at Vattenfall Heat UK. He brings a wealth of expertise to the role, having previously worked on Bristol City Council's ground-breaking heat network team which has made significant progress in decarbonising the city.
Often seen riding his bike around Bristol from meetings to site visit, Jon is responsible for driving the city’s uptake of district heating from connecting new and existing residential, community and commercial buildings. He is focused on accelerating the build-out of the heat network and decarbonising additional areas of Bristol, providing affordable low-carbon heat to more people.
Born and still living in the city, Jon acts as a key interface between Bristol City Leap and its partnership with Ameresco, the Council and, most importantly, the local community.
Jon is a highly skilled strategy and innovation manager, with a proven track record in ideation, project management and leadership. With extensive commercial experience in the finance and energy sectors, he is known for his analytical, critical and adaptable approach.
Beyond his professional achievements, Jon is passionate about Bristol, equality, the environment and the energy transition. He is a member of the Bristol Advisory Committee on Climate Change and is Trustee Treasurer at local charity North Bristol Advice Centre.