Dr Glew is Head of Energy Efficiency at the Leeds Sustainability Institute (LSI) and manages the LSI’s interdisciplinary research projects on domestic retrofits. Over the last 5 years he has been responsible for delivering research contracts worth over £3 million, aimed at informing energy policy. He has published in multiple peer review publications, supervises doctoral students in the LSI, and authored government reports on domestic energy efficiency.
Dr Glew is involved in policy development in the area of domestic energy efficiency; he has been appointed to Ofgem Technical Advisory Panels to assess new innovations, contributed to Government calls for evidence, Select Committee inquiries, All Party Parliamentary Groups and being a member of work streams for the Each Home Counts industry review of retrofits which has resulted in a new Quality Mark and PAS2035. He has also spent time seconded to BEIS where he worked on evaluating and designing research projects to inform policy teams and ministers.
Dr Glew has managed a series of other research projects and Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTP) with public bodies and industry ranging from investigating the thermal performance of local housing associations’ housing stock before and after an eco-renovation, to analysing and comparing energy efficiency between different supermarket stores.