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Ole is a senior lecturer at Glasgow Caledonian University and is seconded to the Caledonian Environment Centre for his research interests in organic waste management and treatment.
As an environmental engineer, who specialised in waste water treatment and related gaseous emissions for his PhD conducted at the University of Birmingham and Silsoe Research Institute, Ole worked for Cranfield University, the Meat and Livestock Commission, and National Energy Services Ltd., mainly on projects concerning the implications of environmental legislation on business practices and on environmental standards.
He has a strong interest in the identification of sustainable management and treatment options for biological wastes.
In his current job as senior lecturer at Glasgow Caledonian University, he is continuing these interests, for example as a PhD supervisor of three waste and environmental performance related projects and as programme leader of an undergraduate programme in Environmental Management and Planning.
Ole carries out his research interest via a part-time secondment to the Centre, where he leads a small team of researchers in organic waste and waste water treatment. This research field attracted funded from the Scottish Government, the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council, the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council, the NHSScotland Property and Environment Forum, and the EU via INTERREG IVb. He also collaborates with local councils and water companies, and works on small consultancy projects via Kit-Out.
2001-date Senior/Lecturer in Environmental Management and Engineering, Glasgow Caledonian University.
2000-2001 Project Officer, Energy efficiency in domestic properties, National Energy Services Ltd.
1998-2000 Research officer, Biosolids management, Meat and Livestock Commission and Cranfield University.
1995-1998 Funded research student, Waste water treatment, Birmingham University.
1994-1995 Research assistant, Waste water treatment, Silsoe Research Institute.