Mike Weston


Dr Mike Weston is UKERC’s Operations Manager, where he has responsibly for facilitating the successful engagement between UKERC researchers and the broader academic, industry and policy communities. He was previously Head of the Energy Research Group at the University of the Highlands and Islands which required the co-ordination, development and promotion of research assets across a large geographic region.  

Before this he held the post of Technology Manager for ITI Energy, an innovative Scottish Government project, tasked with accelerating innovation within the energy sector through targeted investment informed by rigorous technology and market assessment. His personal research interests in energy storage and the inter-operability of energy systems stem from his PhD work in Solid Oxide Fuel Cells at Imperial College and his early career at DERA/QinetiQ.