Brian Ó Gallachóir

Director, Energy Policy and Modelling Research, University College Cork

Brian Ó Gallachóir is Professor of Energy Policy and Modelling in University College Cork’s Environmental Research Institute and School of Engineering. He is also a Principal Investigator in SFI’s MaREI Centre, an energy and marine-based research, development and innovation hub based in Ireland. Brian is elected Chair of the Executive Committee for IEA’s Technology Collaboration Programme on energy systems modelling (IEA-ETSAP). His research focus is on building and using integrated energy systems models to inform energy and climate change mitigation policy. He is a member of Ireland’s Gas Innovation Group and the Steering Group of Energy Cork, an industry-driven cluster pursuing coordinated actions to strengthen enterprise and employment within the energy sector in the Cork region.