Graciano Tornero of EM3 awarded the AEE Regional Young Energy Professional of the Year – Western Europe

Graciano Tornero, a dedicated member of the EM3 team, has achieved remarkable recognition with an external award from the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) acknowledging his outstanding contributions and commitment to excellence in Industrial Energy Efficiency. This accomplishment reflects not only Graciano’s excellence but also EM3’s commitment to nurturing talent and promoting a culture of high achievement.

Graciano will be presented with the AEE Regional Young Energy Professional of the Year Award (Western Europe) at the Regional Awards Ceremony during the AEE World conference in Orlando, Florida on Tuesday 24th October. The Young Energy Professional Award is a highly regarded distinction within the Energy industry and is a testament to Graciano’s exceptional skills and accomplishments. Graciano is a masters graduate of Universidad Politecnica de Madrid and has worked from EM3’s Irish office for 5 years before becoming regional lead for Iberia and LATAM in 2022. Graciano has been heavily involved in the delivery of decarbonisation strategies for some of the worlds leading brands in the Pharmaceutical, Biotech, Food and Nutrition industries worldwide.

John Hensey, CEO, EM3

Graciano is a valued member of the team and has consistently demonstrated exceptional dedication and expertise at EM3. We are proud to see his hard work and commitment recognised with the AEE Regional Young Energy Professional Award for Western Europe. This achievement reflects our ongoing dedication to excellence and the high standards we set for our team.”


In his role as Senior Energy Consultant, Graciano devises and implements holistic decarbonisation strategies for our clients. He has a strong focus on developing technical solutions for large international manufacturing enterprises to allow them to meet challenging decarbonisation goals. In his ambition to bring climate action services to a global audience, Graciano is embracing a new challenge leading one of EM3’s expansion projects in Iberia and LATAM.

Graciano Tornero, Senior Energy Consultant, EM3

“I am truly honoured to receive the AEE Regional Young Energy Professional Award for Western Europe. This recognition would not have been possible without the incredible support and collaboration from my colleagues at EM3. I am grateful for the opportunity to work in a field where I can make a positive impact on society. It is extremely rewarding knowing my work helps combat climate change.”


EM3 is committed to fostering a culture of excellence and continuous improvement. The recognition of Graciano with the AEE Regional Young Energy Professional Award serves as an inspiration to the entire team to strive for greatness in their respective roles within EM3 and the field of Energy Efficiency.



About EM3:

In 2020, EM3 became part of the SHV Energy family of companies and was a strategic addition to the leading global distributor of off-grid energy to diversify its portfolio. With c.57,000 employees in 73 countries, SHV Energy is committed to continued global expansion in this space.

We offer bespoke energy management services which takes a collaborative approach to achieving excellence in energy management by providing expert support. Using energy data and innovative methods we distil big data to identify and quantify inefficiencies in manufacturing processes and utilities.  We also offer design and project management services to bring any efficiency or renewable energy opportunity we uncover to fruition.

Our team has grown significantly with 50 engineers joining since 2020 and ambitious growth plans going forward. EM3 employ over 90 engineers who deliver world class energy management solutions to large industrial users with a combined energy spend of over €1bn. We are one of  Europe’s largest energy management companies that focus on the energy performance of industrial manufacturing facilities and service clients globally. Our team takes customer energy programs from start to finish; identifying, monitoring, managing, design, procurement, project management, commissioning, handover and Measurement & Verification of energy savings for global manufacturing clients.

EM3 works with some of the world’s largest energy users in the Food & Beverage, Dairy, Metals, Pharmaceuticals & Medical Devices industries. EM3 leverage this experience in those areas in development of services such as a carbon reduction strategy to identify a practical pathway to carbon and cost reduction, which ensures the greatest return on investment.



For more information, please contact:

Katie Vellner, Business Development Manager, EM3

085 8672824