Academic Leader for Sustainability

Professor Tim Green has accepted appointment as Academic Leader for Sustainability with effect from 1 November 2022, for an initial period of 5 years. He has initially taken up the role at 0.2 FTE, increasing to 0.5 FTE from 1 January 2023.  

Reporting to the Associate Provost (Estates Planning), in this part-time role Professor Green will be responsible for leading Imperial’s commitment to promoting sustainability across its campuses, engaging with senior leaders across the College to help facilitate appropriate and necessary practical and cultural change. This post combines a champion role for sustainability with responsibility for contributing to the development and embedding of the College’s operational sustainability objectives, as stated in the College’s Sustainability Strategy. 

Professor Green joined the College in 1994 as Lecturer in the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, and was promoted to Professor of Electrical Power Engineering in 2005. Professor Green has held many senior roles in the department and the College, including Director and Co-Director of the Energy Futures Lab. He will continue in his role as Deputy Head of the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering. 

Professor Green’s research focuses on the analysis and technology to develop a zero carbon electricity supply system that is able to accommodate variable renewable sources and new widespread electric vehicle charging while still delivering a cost effective and reliable service. His research specialisation is in power electronics for use in power systems, currently focusing on the control, stability and protection of power systems with very high penetration of inverter-based resources.