Dr Rebecca Ford

Rebecca is a Chancellor’s Fellow in the Departments of Government & Public Policy, and Electronic & Electrical Engineering. She is a multidisciplinary scholar who believes in the importance of research for impact, and in bridging the gap between different forms of knowledge to advance solutions tackling climate change. Her research explores how people interact with energy systems, and how social, environmental, and technological insights can be co-developed to better inform policy for sustainable development.

Rebecca is the Research Director of the UK’s Energy Revolution Research Consortium (EnergyREV), and has previously served as Deputy Director of the Centre for Sustainability at the University of Otago. In addition to her academic work, Rebecca is a Member of Ofgem’s Electricity NIC (Network Innovation Competition) Expert Panel.

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