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The Rt. Hon Lord Whitty

The Rt. Hon Lord Whitty

Labour Peer

Lord Whitty of Camberwell has been a member of the WSBF Advisory Board for many years. Lord Whitty co-chaired WSBF's inquiry on energy efficiency in the commercial sector - our Building Efficiency report. A member of the House of Lords’ EU Sub-committee D (Agriculture, Fisheries, Environment and Energy) and Vice-President of the Green Deal Group, Lord Whitty has extensive experience across the energy, environment, business and employment sectors.

Lord Whitty was raised to the peerage as Baron Whitty of Camberwell in the London Borough of Southwark in 1996. He subsequently served as Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, first for the Department of Environment, Transport and the Regions, and then for the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs until 2005. As a member of the Lords’ EU Sub-committee D (Agriculture, Fisheries, Environment and Energy) and Vice-President of the Green Deal Group, Lord Whitty has a range of political interests including employment, energy, environment, consumers, Europe and education. He enjoys swimming, going to the theatre and cinema and is a supporter of the Alzheimer’s Society.