Ray Gluckman is a highly experienced technical and management consultant with over 40 years of experience in the fields of refrigeration, energy efficiency and climate change. Ray is a leading authority on reducing emissions of the powerful fluorinated greenhouse gases (the “F Gases”, HFCs, PFCs and SF6), which are mainly used as refrigerants. He has worked on projects related F-Gases for nearly 25 years and has acted as a technical advisor in this field to the many private sector clients and to public sector organisations including the UK Government, the European Commission, the United Nations and the World Bank. He is also an expert on energy efficiency and has carried out many projects related to the efficient use of refrigeration and air-conditioning systems. Ray has an engineering degree from Cambridge University. He was President of the UK Institute of Refrigeration in 1995 and 1996. He received the Cooling Industry Gold Award in 2011. He is a member of the Montreal Protocol RTOC (Refrigeration Technical Option Committee) and TEAP (Technical and Economic Assessment Panel).