She is also the Theme lead for Equity and Justice at UK-wide Centre for Research into Energy Demand Solutions (CREDS).
Mari is a social scientist with a specific interest in sustainability transitions, especially in relation to a just transition to a net zero society.
Her current research focuses on the interlinkages between fuel and transport poverty. Mari's previous research has focused on energy justice implications on low carbon pathways; social innovation in addressing fuel poverty; the role of users in low carbon transitions; energy efficiency policies in buildings; and innovation and engagement in community energy.
Mari has worked with a range of stakeholders and partners, including not-for-profit organisations, businesses and consultants.
She has experience from various communication channels, including conference presentations, social media, seminars, media interviews and blog posts. Mari has written several book chapters and has academic articles published for example in Energy Efficiency, Energy Policy, Energy Research and Social Science, Environmental Innovation and Societal Transitions, Environment and Planning A, Global Environmental Change, Technology Analysis and Strategic Management; and Research Policy.