Louise Sunderland is a researcher, advisor, and policy analyst who has worked on energy efficiency and sustainability in the energy and buildings sectors for more than 10 years. She works with RAP on energy efficiency, energy poverty, and carbon revenue recycling.
Throughout her career, Ms. Sunderland has worked closely with the energy industry and the design and construction industry, the nonprofit sector, and policymakers on research and policy development, most recently for the UK Green Building Council. Her expertise covers energy efficiency in the existing building stock and energy and sustainability standards in new buildings and places. She has a strong focus on the consumer and issues of equity in the energy transition. She is an external expert for the European Commission and has served as an expert witness to provide evidence to the United Kingdom’s House of Lords.
Ms. Sunderland earned a Master of Science from Imperial College London in environmental technologies and received the BP Prize for Strategic Thinking. She also holds an undergraduate degree and a Master of Arts in English. Before moving into the energy field, she spent her early career working in international development and community development.