Theme team

Theme Champion: Professor Matt Leach

Professor of Energy and Environmental Systems, Matt has more than thirty years’ experience of the challenges in delivering secure and sustainable energy services. Following 12 years as a member of staff at Imperial College London, he joined CES in 2007 and was Director of the Centre from 2008 to 2015.

An engineer by training, Matt holds a bachelors in Mechanical Engineering, an MSc in Environmental Technology and a PhD in Energy Policy.

Matt has been Vice President of the Energy Institute and is a past Chair of Council of the British Institute of Energy Economics. 


Telephone: 01483 686680

Twitter: @SurreyResearch #urbanliving

Theme Coordinator: Susie Cornick-Willis

Susie is based in the Research Strategy Directorate and works closely with the Theme Champions, coordinating and managing the University’s Research Themes. She is the first point of contact for queries and comments relating to the Themes.


Telephone: 01483 683742

Twitter: @SurreyResearch #sustainability

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