Professor Phil Jones
Chair of Architectural Science, Welsh School of Architecture, Cardiff University,
Phil is Professor of Architectural Science at the Welsh School of Architecture, Cardiff University. He is chair of the Wales Low Carbon Research Institute and has led its Low Carbon Built Environment programme, including the SOLCER ‘energy positive’ house, the SOLCER retrofits, the sustainable building envelope demonstration project, and the development of urban scale energy modelling. He is Acting Director of Cardiff University’s ‘Energy Systems’ University Research Institute (URI). He is a visiting research professor at Hong Kong University, and an international ‘Master Academic’ adviser on the Low Carbon Buildings ‘111’ project at Tianjin University. He was appointed by the Welsh Government’s to be the first chair of its Building Regulation Advisory Committee. He has chaired the COST Action (TU1104) on Smart Energy Regions (SmartER). He is Chairman of the Board of Directors of Warm Wales, a community interest company formed to install energy efficiency measures to existing fuel poor housing in Wales.
Phil will be speaking about the low carbon innovation we need.