Sue Roaf is currently working as a private Consultant with the Green Consultancy and the Carbon Trust, and is currently Visiting Professor Arizona State University in the Departments of Architecture and the Global Institute of Sustainability and at the Open University.
For the last ten years she has researched the relationship between energy, the environment and buildings. Not content with a merely academic approach, she built her own ground-breaking solar electric house in Oxford, the first in Britain.
She publishes widely on many topics, including the traditional building technologies of developing countries, and is co-founder of the International Organisation for Teachers of Architecture She is an Oxford City Councillor for Wolvercote ward, holds a number of honorary positions for a range of organisations and charities, and is occasionally engaged to design eco-buildings.
She is Chair of the 2008 Oxford Conference on Resetting the Agenda for Architectural Education and in 2006 Chaired the 2nd International Conference on Solar Cites.