Thomas Nowak

Thomas Nowak


Carnot Consulting UG

Thomas Nowak is an experienced business leader with a demonstrated history of working in the renewable energy and environment history. He is the incumbent secretary general of the European Heat Pump Association, the industry body which represents the interests of the industry on an international level. He is also owner and founder of his own renewables business, Greenerator GmbH, and specialises in consulting on heat pump and systems integration at Carnot Consulting UG.

Career Overview

Having started his career in Paderborn as a member of and later vice-president of marketing for AIESEC, Nowak joined the European Heat Pump Association in 2006, before also joining the board of the Renewable Heating and Cooling Platform three years later. Nowak left the RHC Platform in 2015 but remains with the EHPA today.

Nowak started Greenerator in 2009, which operates in the North-Rhine Westphalia region of Germany. He continues to run the business part-time, balancing the role with his position in the EHPA and within Carnot Consulting, where he began advising on the benefits of heat pumps and system integration in 2018.

In June 2022, Nowak appeared on a Leaders Council of Great Britain & Northern Ireland podcast, discussing the importance of leadership and the impact it has had on his career to date.


Nowak is an alumnus of Paderborn University in Germany, where he attained a Diploma in Economics and Business Administration. He has since completed a certificate in Design Thinking & Creativity in Business with INSEAD and a Public Policy Analysis certificate at the London School of Economics [LSE].

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