Robert Hairstans, NMITE
Robert Hairstans
professor of Edinburgh Napier University and director of the Centre for Advanced Timber Technology

Professor Hairstans is a creative thinker and accomplished collaborator. He works extensively with industry and external stakeholders to accelerate change in delivery towards MMC and net zero carbon. Robert has spent his career adding value to the construction supply chain and transferring knowledge outputs for maximum influence. He innovatively improves pathways for upskilling, conducts international knowledge exchanges and applies research into practice working with the sector. The 2nd edition of his book “Off-site and industrialised timber construction” is available via TRADA.