Research Fellow, Centre for Industrial Energy, Materials and Products (CIEMAP), University of Leeds
Jannik Giesekam is a Research Fellow in Energy, Materials and Climate Policy at the University of Leeds. His research focusses on the role of material efficiency and industrial energy demand reduction in securing a low carbon future. He is currently working at the RCUK funded Centre for Industrial Energy, Materials and Products (CIEMAP) on a number of collaborative interdisciplinary projects using techniques from engineering, economics and the social sciences. Jannik has published numerous articles on sustainable construction, the circular economy, and microgeneration resource assessment. Jannik has given invited talks, contributed to guidance documents, served on steering groups and acted as a technical reviewer for groups such as the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE), the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB), the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and the UK Green Building Council (UK-GBC). Jannik has also undertaken work for the Green Construction Board, the Department for Environment Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA), the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) and the Scottish Government. Prior to his current position, Jannik completed a PhD on the potential contribution to UK climate mitigation targets from reducing embodied carbon in the construction industry.