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- ISBN: 9780566088087 | 0566088088
- Cover: Hardcover
- Copyright: 10/28/2010
Dr Tim Cooper is Senior Lecturer in Consumer Studies and Head of the Centre for Sustainable Consumption at Sheffield Hallam University. After graduating in economics he worked in industry for fifteen years, latterly as an environmental consultant, before establishing the Centre for Sustainable Consumption in 1996. His research interests include the life span of household products, environmental policy, and consumer attitudes and behaviour. In 2004 he was awarded funding by the EPSRC to launch a Research Network on Product Life Spans. He was appointed External Evaluator by the Ireland's Environmental Protection Agency in 2004 and Foreign Expert Evaluator by the Belgium Federal Science Policy Office in 2003. Previously he was Specialist Adviser to the House of Commons Environment Committee for its enquiry Reducing the Environmental Impact of Consumer Products. He has undertaken consultancy work for a wide range of industrial and environmental organisations and has written two books and numerous papers and articles.