Head of REA Biogas and the Biofertiliser Certification Scheme at the Renewable Energy Association. Formerly from the Oil & Gas industry, David took an MSc in Environmental Technology and Economics at City University in London and joined the renewable energy industry in 1995, gaining practical biogas experience with UK biogas company Greenfinch Ltd. He then established REA Biogas as part of the Renewable Energy Association and this organisation has represented the UK Biogas industry since 2004. Currently working on issues to remove barriers to development of AD in the UK, including Biomethane to Gas Grid, Renewable Heat Incentive, Feed-in Tariffs, Digestate Standard and others. Responsible for launching and is now running the Biofertiliser Certification Scheme which administers the PAS110 and ADQP, this is still the only “end of waste” scheme in Europe.
David Collins was appointed an Executive Board Member of EBA in 2014.
Expertise in: REACH, BREF
Contact person for: UK, France