Frances Fahy, SCORAI 2020 Co-chair

Dr Frances Fahy is a Senior Lecturer in Geography at the National University of Ireland, Galway. Frances is an environmental geographer examining many aspects of sustainable consumption and she has published more than > 70 publications including 3 edited volumes (published by Sage, Routledge, and Palgrave) and numerous peer reviewed articles in journals such as Global Environmental Change, Area, Nature and Culture, and Journal of Consumer Policy. Dr Fahy has coordinated > 16 funded research projects and is the coordinator and lead of the Horizon 2020 project, ENERGISE ‘European Network for Research, Good Practice and Innovation for Sustainable Energy’. She is currently leading nine other partners across Europe on this 3.7 million Euro social science research project which aims to provide an understanding of the factors driving individual and collective energy choices and practices across Europe. Dr Fahy was elected to the Board of the European Roundtable on Sustainable Production and Consumption in 2017, and is currently the Honorary Secretary (2018-).

Frances has been an active member of the SCORAI network since 2012 and is a core member of SCORAI-EU. She has co-organised a number of SCORAI Europe workshops (for example in Istanbul, Turkey and Muenster, Germany) and has participated (convened session and workshops, presented and been an invited member of the scientific advisory panel) in previous SCORAI International Conferences.