John Booth

NCDA - National Data Centre Academy

John is a well known figure in EU data centre circles, primarily for his role as reviewer for the EU Code of Conduct for Data Centres (Energy Efficiency) (EUCOC) programme and his work with the Certified Energy Efficiency Data Centre Award which assesses data centres to a subset of the EUCOC best practices.

He is also the chair of the Data Centre Alliance’s Energy Efficiency & Sustainability steering group, shaping the DCA’s policy on these topics as well as providing support to the DCA in other steering groups and the Alliance’s wider activities.

He is the V Chair of the BCS Green IT and the Treasurer of the Data Centre specialist groups.

He also represents the BCS on the BSI IST/46 Sustainability, for and by, ICT which works on the Data Centre KPI’s, and for the DCA and Carbon3IT Ltd on the TCT7/3 committee that works upon the EN50600 Data Centres Design and Build Standards.

He runs his own Green IT consultancy, providing support to organisations that are preparing to adopt various data centre standards including the more general standards such as Quality, Environment, Business Continuity, Information Security, and Energy Management.

John is a lead auditor for ISO50001 and is a ESOS registered Assessor.

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