Jim Halliday

Jim Halliday

UKERC Co-Director, STFC Rutherford Appleton Laboratory

Dr Jim Halliday is the Head of the Science and Technology Facilities Council’s Energy Research Unit based at the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory in Oxfordshire.

He has been active in energy research for over 40 years, and has extensive experience of initiating, managing and working on a wide range of collaborative and applied renewable energy research projects (funded by EU, InnovateUK, Carbon Trust, and the UK Research Councils). He has published over 70 papers.

Jim is a graduate in Environmental Science from the University of East Anglia (UEA), and has a doctorate in Applied Physics from the University of Strathclyde – his thesis title being ‘Wind Meteorology and the integration of electricity generated by wind turbines’.

He has been an active member of the British Wind Energy Association (BWEA) (now known as “Renewable UK”) for many years, and served on its Council for 14 years including two terms as Chairman.