Jonny’s role is to support collaboration with partner organisations spanning construction, engineering and energy sectors. This includes the development of joint research projects, commercialisation of building energy products and demonstration projects.
He has worked in construction and energy for over 10 years and has experience in housing, commercial buildings and solar PV development. Prior to working at SPECIFIC, he was an Associate Director of the BRE National Solar Centre which he helped to establish in 2011. Previously Jonny worked at the engineering contractor Laing O’Rourke on research to manage the environmental impact of construction.
He has a masters degree in engineering from University of Strathclyde and a doctorate in environmental law from Swansea University. He is fascinated by the application of solar and related technologies to lead the transition to clean energy.