Rich KennySustainability and Research Director, Managing Director at Interact, Techbuyer
Rich is the Group Sustainability and Research Director at Techbuyer and Visiting Research Fellow in the School of Engineering at London South Bank University (LSBU).
He is also Managing Director at Interact, a world leading environmental consultancy utilising circular economy machine learning software. His research and development focus are hardware energy efficiency and the environmental and economic impacts of IT hardware during creation, use and disposal. He is a firm believer in the circular economy and sustainable solutions for IT hardware.
He has contributed to the UK’s Industrial Strategy, European Legislation (EcoDesign Directive, EU taxonomy on Energy Efficiency) and his research has been published in internationally renowned academic journals (IEEE, Elsevier), conferences (LCM, GECOST) and anthologies.