The Department of Trade and Industry has appointed Tino Hernandez
as lead PRO for energy and European issues. He leads a team of three and
reports to deputy director of news Graham Capper. Fernandez's remit
includes heading the energy newsdesk and handling PR for issues relating
to businesses in Europe. The minister of state for energy and
competitiveness in Europe is Peter Hain.Fernandez replaces David
Sullivan, who has left the department. Fernandez joins from Enfield
Council where he was head of the communications unit.