UKERC ResearcherFrom 1992 to 2008, Nick Jenkins was at the University of Manchester (UMIST). In March 2008 he moved to Cardiff University where he is now Professor of Renewable Energy. His previous career included 14 years industrial experience, of which 5 years were in developing countries. His final position in industry was as Projects Director for Wind Energy Group, a manufacturer of large wind turbines. While at the University he has developed teaching and research activities in both electrical power engineering and renewable energy. He is a Fellow of the IET, IEEE and Royal Academy of Engineering. From 2009-11 he was the Shimizu Visiting Professor to the Atmosphere and Energy Program at Stanford University.