Scientific Committee

The Scientific committee is chaired by Professor George Baird. 

Professor George Baird


Emeritus Professor of Building Science, School of Architecture, Victoria University of Wellington.

George is a Fellow of the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (UK), the Institution of Professional Engineers New Zealand and a Life Member of the New Zealand Energy Management Association. He was a recipient of the 1999 NZ Science and Technology Bronze Medal, the 2002 IPENZ Technical Award in the field of Energy Engineering, and the 2006 International Pioneers of the World Renewable Energy Network Award.

Scientific Commitee Membership:

Elizabeth Aitken-Rose    University of Auckland

Andrew Alcorn             Victoria University of Wellington

Lynda Amitrano           BRANZ

Tim Armstrong             East Harbour Energy

Patrick Arnold              eCubed Building Workshop Ltd

Patricia Austin             University of Auckland

Mark Bassett               BRANZ

Lee Beattie                 University of Auckland

Pam Bell                    Prefab NZ

Adam Benli                 Auckland Council

Adrian Bennett             Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment

Ruth Berry                  BRANZ

Lee Bint                     BRANZ

Patrick Breen               Beca

Owen Brown                C4P Ltd

Andrew Charleson         Victoria University of Wellington

Fabricio Chicca             Victoria University of Wellington

Dan Coffey                 EECA

Shaan Cory                 Victoria University of Wellington

Malcolm Cunningham     BRANZ

Bruce Curtain               Opus Architecture

Kit Cuttle                    Consultant

Tobias Danielmeier        Victoria University of Wellington

Kathryn Davies             Unitec

Allen Davison               EECA

Lois Easton                  Beacon Pathway Incorporated

Emilio Garcia                University of Auckland

Ewan Gebbie                EMANZ

Morten Gjerde               Victoria University of Wellington

Errol Haarhoff               University of Auckland

Lindsay Hannah             Malcolm Hunt Associates

Jason Happy                 Kiwi Income Property Trust

Nigel Isaacs                  Victoria University of Wellington

John Jamison                InsideOut

Roman Jaques               BRANZ

Duncan Joiner               Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment

Paula Leardini               University of Auckland

Guy Marriage                Victoria University of Wellington

Ben Masters                  Beca

Christine McCarthy          Victoria University of Wellington

Jacqueline McIntosh        Victoria University of Wellington

Christina McKay             Victoria University of Wellington

Bill McKay                    University of Auckland

Lauren McKay                Insiteful

Robyn Phipps                 Massey University

Andrew Pollard               BRANZ

Bill Porteous                  Building consultant

Neil Purdie                     Hampton Jones

Ted Raba                      Opus International Consultants

Chris Rowe                    COR Associates

Kay Saville-Smith           CRESA

Wayne Sharman             BRANZ

Robin Skinner                 Victoria University of Wellington

Mark Southcombe            Victoria University of Wellington

Hendry Yahya Sutjiadi       Harrison Grierson Consultants

Geoff Thomas                 Victoria University of Wellington

Jeremy Treadwell             University of Auckland

Robert Vale                    Victoria University of Wellington

Brenda Vale                    Victoria University of Wellington

Colleen Wade                  BRANZ

Michael Warwick               Stephenson & Turner

Chris Watson                   Post Occupancy Evaluation

Andrew Wilks                  Victoria University of Wellington

Ruth Williams                  InsideOut

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