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Research Fellow, SPRU, University of Sussex Business School, University of Sussex

Donal Brown is a Research Fellow at SPRU, University fo Sussex and is Sustainability Director at a low carbon consultancy firm - Sustainable Design Collective.

A sustainable housing, energy and energy demand specialist, Brown has provided policy consultancy on retrofit and renewable energy to the Welsh government and UK Labour Party. Brown has past experience in sustainable energy consultancy, a First class BSc in Environmental Science, Distinction in Climate Change and Policy MSc and PhD in Domestic Retrofit from SPRU.

Brown has in-depth technical knowledge of renewable energy systems as well as Passivhaus and energy efficient design, a research background in energy policy, innovation and energy economics, and senior experience in business strategy, project management, financial analysis and personnel management.


  • –present
    Research Fellow, Science Policy Research Unit, University of Sussex