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Dr Ruth Bush

Stratego Project Officer, Heat and the City Project

Ruth Bush is the Stratego Project Officer based within the Heat and the City project team and the Scottish Government. Ruth¹s work on the Intelligent Energy Europe funded project aims to support local authorities in their work on district heating and the development of local heating and cooling strategic plans. Ruth is also a PhD student in the Doctoral Training Centre for Low Carbon Technologies at the University of Leeds. Her PhD explores options for strengthening the capacities of local authorities for leading district heating innovation in the UK. She is also interested in opportunities for using energy policies to alleviate fuel poverty alleviation and developed the Leeds Heat Planning Tool as part of a project funded by the Chesshire-Lehmann Fund. Previously she worked at the Sustainable Development Commission Scotland as their engagement officer.