Gavin Harper is the Energy Development Manager at the University of Birmingham and responsible for the development of the Birmingham Energy Institute.
Gavin holds Honours degrees in Engineering and Technology from the Open University. He went on to study an MSc. in sustainable architecture with the University of East London based at the Centre for Alternative Technology. He later went on to study a Masters’ in Renewable Energy with Loughborough’s Centre for Renewable Energy Systems Technology.
His doctoral research was funded by the Economic and Social Research Council, and he completed Masters’ in Research Methods and his PhD at Cardiff Business School, Cardiff University. He holds an MBA in Education Management from Keele.
He has written a number of books on sustainable technology for Mc-Graw Hill, New York, these have been translated into Chinese, Korean and Italian.