Jonathan Williams

Jonathan Williams

Business Development Manager, SPECIFIC Innovation and Knowledge Centre

Jonny is the Business Development Manager at SPECIFIC. His role is to support collaboration with partner organisations. This includes the development of joint research projects, commercialisation of building energy products and providing support to demonstration projects. He has worked in construction and energy for over 10 years and has experience in housing retrofit and solar PV development. Prior to working at SPECIFIC, he was an Director of the BRE National Solar Centre which he helped to establish in 2011.  Previously Jonny worked at the engineering contractor Laing O’Rourke on research to manage the environmental impact of construction. He has a masters degree in engineering from University of Strathclyde and a doctorate in environmental law from Swansea University. He is fascinated by the application of solar and related technologies to lead the transition to clean energy.