Prof Ken Gibb is Director and Principal Investigator of the UK Collaborative Centre for Housing Evidence (CaCHE). He is Professor of Housing Economics (Urban Studies) within the School of Social and Political Sciences at the University of Glasgow. He was formerly the Director of Policy Scotland and the University and was Co-director of What Works Scotland.
In addition, Ken also holds the following positions:
Chair of the Dublin Housing Observatory advisory board.
Ken’s research interests are focused on the economic, financial and policy dimensions of housing. His current research interests relate to the financing and economics of social and affordable housing, systems thinking and housing, the application of economic variables to the appraisal and evaluation “of housing interventions and the role of housing retrofit in the achievement of target carbon reductions”. Ken is also coordinating a programme of housing and COVID-19 projects underway across CaCHE.
Recent and ongoing projects include:
The impact of social housing, funded by SFHA, Public Health Scotland, Joseph Rowntree Foundation, working with hacked as the search partner.