Stefan Bouzarovski
The University of Manchester
12. Januar 2015 - 23. Januar 2015

Stefan Bouzarovski is Professor of Geography and Director of the Centre for Urban Energy and Resilience at the University of Manchester. He has also held a Visiting Professorship in Economic Geography at the University of Gdansk since 2004. Stefan’s research has focused on the driving forces and experience of energy insecurity at multiple scales, with a particular focus on European cities. Among other activities, he co-ordinates the ERC-funded Energy Vulnerability and Urban Transitions in Europe initiative (http://urban-energy.org), having led more than 40 different research projects supported by a range of research councils, governmental and charitable bodies. He is the author of more than 70 research publications, as well as the monographs Energy Poverty in Eastern Europe: Hidden Geographies of Deprivation (Ashgate, 2007) and Retrofitted Cities: Flexibility, Informality and the Home (IB Tauris, 2015).

Stefan has advised numerous governments as well as international organizations such as the European Union, World Bank and International Energy Agency on issues of energy policy and inequality. He has held visiting appointments at universities in Stockholm, Berlin, Brisbane, Prague, and Bruges.