Founded the Green and Sustainable IT research domain with responsibility for strategic research direction, operations & administration, funding acquisition, and budget. Providing research leadership, strategic project management including project & personnel acquisition, and budgetary responsibility. Forging partnerships with external academic and industrial collaborators and professional organisations, to proactively identify sources of research funding, generate income, and building collaborative relationships for future activities. Collaborators include AGT, Atos, BCG, DFKI, Innovation Value Institute, Intel, KPMG, LNBL, Microsoft, Open Knowledge Foundation, Press Association, Queensland University of Technology, SAP, Schneider Electric, Siemens, Stanford University, UC Berkley.
SKILLS: Research path finding, defining research strategy and programme, research leadership, group management including funding acquisition, personnel hiring, administration, and managing the budget. Fostering local, national, and international research collaborations. Career development of junior researchers, student supervision, and team building.