Gillian Brown is a PhD Researcher at the University of Glasgow, Scotland. She is an accomplished energy manager with more than 13 years’ experience in public sector energy management. Ms. Brown’s current area of research is in the development of positive energy building groups of mixed-age construction. Previously, she was Energy Manager at the University of Glasgow, where she was responsible for the optimization of energy sources and active management of energy consumption within the context of the university’s energy strategy. Ms. Brown’s role covered all areas of energy management, from legislative compliance to project works to management of building energy consumption across a technical and varied portfolio. She has led several large-scale energy projects as well as renewable designs and installations in complex and highly critical buildings. Ms. Brown earned a master of science degree in carbon and energy management from Heriot-Watt University, Scotland. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.