leeds sustainability institute team
Christopher Gorse is a Professor of Construction and Project Management, Director of the Leeds Sustainability Institute and Head of the Centre for the Built Environment, Low Carbon and Sustainability Research Group, with over 20 years research and consultancy experience.
Professor David Johnston
David is a Professor of Building Performance Evaluation within Leeds Sustainability Institute. Over twenty five years’ experience of applied and theoretical research and consultancy in low carbon housing and a leading expert in coheating testing and building performance evaluation.
Dr Adam Hardy
Dr Fiona Fylan
Fiona is a Health Psychologist who applies behavioural sciences to better understand behaviour and to develop and evaluate interventions to change behaviour. She works in areas such as energy use, transport choices, road user behaviour and healthcare provision.
Dr David Glew
Dr Glew has managed multiple large and complex interdisciplinary research projects, worth over £3 million, aimed at informing energy policy, specifically domestic retrofit. He has published in multiple peer review publications, supervises doctoral students in the LSI and has been appointed to government advisory panels.
Dr Jim Parker
James specialises in building performance simulation modelling with a particular interest in natural ventilation and summer overheating. He is involved in a range of externally funded research and consultancy projects as well as supervising DEng and BSc students.
Ian is responsible for the development and evaluation of web-based learning resources.
A qualified thermographer and experienced building pressurisation tester; Dominic has been measuring and monitoring the thermal and energetic performance of building fabrics and build processes with Leeds Beckett University since 2004.
Dr Matthew Brooke-Peat
Matthew is a Chartered Architectural Technologist (MCIAT), Chartered Builder (MCIOB) and Chartered Environmentalist (CEnv). Since 1994, he has held positions in construction, architectural practice, academia and technical consultancy.
Martin is a Research Fellow with expertise in building performance evaluation. His research centres on the in-use monitoring of buildings to gain insight into energy use, thermal comfort and occupant behaviour.
Felix is a research assistant in the Leeds Sustainability Institute, his work focuses on the thermal performance of dwellings undergoing thermal retrofit, specialising in elemental thermal modelling and in-situ performance testing of dwellings, particularly issues around thermal bridging.