Dr Sara Walker

Prior to joining Newcastle University, Dr Walker spent eight years at De Montfort University, five years in energy related consultancies, and eight years at Northumbria University. Dr Walker joined Newcastle University in the School of Mechanical and Systems Engineering in 2015. She later became Director of Expertise for Infrastructure research for the School of Engineering, and recently became Director of The Centre for Energy. Her research focus is on renewable energy and energy efficiency in buildings, energy policy, energy resilience, and whole energy systems. She is Director of the National Centre for Energy Systems Integration, Deputy Research Director for the Active Building Centre, and Deputy Director for the Supergen Energy Networks Hub.