Philip Brown is Professor of Social Change and Director of the Sustainable Housing & Urban Studies Unit (SHUSU) at the University of Salford. Philip joined the University of Salford in 2005 as a Research Fellow and developed a programme of work which aimed to understand and contribute to alleviating the housing inequalities experienced by members of particular marginalised communities. Since this time he has led and delivered a wide range of projects for a range of funders including: the ESRC, EPSRC, European Commission, UK Government departments and devolved administrations, local authorities, housing organisations, charities and private sector organisations. He has broad experience and interests working in fields as diverse as social inclusion, migration, homelessness, fuel poverty, energy efficiency and regeneration. Phil was the Conference Bursaries Officer for the HSA before taking over as Chair in April 2019.