Gavin Harper is Energy Development Manager for the Birmingham Energy Institute and Visiting Researcher for the Centre for Solar Energy Research at Glyndŵr University where he previously co-ordinated the solar stream of the Welsh Energy Sector Training programme.
His research concerns sustainable business models in the automotive industry.
Gavin read for his ESRC funded PhD at the Centre for Business Relationships, Accountability, Sustainability & Society, Cardiff University. He also holds an MBA from Keele University and Masters degrees from Cardiff University in Business Research Methods, Loughborough University in Renewable Energy Systems, and the University of East London in Sustainable Architecture.
He sits on the Advisory Council of the National Energy Foundation. He has been published internationally by Mc Graw-Hill, New York, with books translated into Chinese and Korean and Italian.
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