Dr Keith Baker is a Research Fellow in Sustainable Urban Environments at Glasgow Caledonian University. Along with Prof Sue Roaf he co-founded ICARB (then the Scottish Carbon Accounting Group) in 2007, and is co-author of the book Carbon Management in the Built Environment (Routledge, 2012). He is also a member of the Board of Directors and Convenor of the Energy Working Group at Common Weal.
He has a background in environmental science and science and technology policy. His current research includes work on fuel poverty, energy and the built environment, and sustainable building materials, with clients including the Scottish Government, ClimateXChange Scotland, and Historic Scotland.
Keith frequently engages with government and has been called to give evidence to the Westminster All Party Parliamentary Group inquiry into Sustainable Construction and the Green Deal, the RICS Scotland Scottish Housing Commission, and the Black Commission on Housing and Wellbeing.
He also specialises in electronic waste and the environmental impact of technology, on which he is a columnist for The Display Standard and a contributor to the Handbook of Visual Display Technology (Springer, 2012); and he is a science communicator with organisations including STEMNET and the English Speaking Union.