John Barnham

As Head of Sustainable Investment I lead the organisation in embedding ‘sustainability’ into day-to-day operational functions and customer focused services. ‘Standing still’ is not an option I support and I seek out opportunities to engage academia with industry (housing sector) to develop our thinking to deliver tomorrow’s needs as well as todays.

  • Orbit/Coventry University KTP: Three year research project developing low carbon solutions for housing and identifying resident energy use patterns using wireless sensor interventions and educational packages to support energy reduction.
  • Sampson Close Passivhaus: Two year project monitoring the design versus actual environmental performance of passivhaus buildings and impact of householder behaviour in achieving reduced energy consumption. 
Coventry University No.1 Modern University No.1 Modern University in the Midlands
Coventry University awarded TEF GOLD Teaching Excellence Framework
University of the year shortlisted
QS Five Star Rating 2020
Coventry City of Culture 2021