Stephen has recently entered the world of academic research after a 15 year career in the Australian public service, focusing on micro-economic reform in the building sector.

The focus of his research is the relationship between people, buildings and the installed technologies which result in energy use and carbon emission impacts.

Experience

  • 2014–present
    Research fellow, University of South Australia
  • 2009–2010
    Director, Building Energy Standards and Tools, Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency
  • 2008–2009
    Director, Residential Building Performance, Department of the Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts
  • 1999–2007
    Assistant Director, Building Energy Efficiency and Sustainability, Australian Greenhouse Office

Education

  • 2014 
    University of South Australia, Doctor of Philosophy
  • 2011 
    Murdoch University, Master of Science in Renewable Energy
  • 2009 
    Murdoch University, Postgraduate Certificate in Policy Studies
  • 2008 
    Murdoch University, Bachelor of Applied Science in Energy Studies
  • 2006 
    Monash University, Bachelor of Business Studies

Research Areas

  • Built Environment And Design (12)
  • Renewable Power And Energy Systems Engineering (Excl. Solar Cells) (090608)
  • Energy Generation, Conversion And Storage Engineering (091305)
  • Architectural Science And Technology (Incl. Acoustics, Lighting, Structure And Ecologically Sustainable Design) (120104)
  • Urban And Regional Economics (140218)