David Roche
RACE for 2030

The role of HVAC&R in securing a clean energy future

Roche will present RACE for 2030 and how it is driving innovation for a secure, affordable, clean energy future. He will discuss the RACE for Business research program, specific projects they are funding in the HVAC&R space, and how AIRAH members can join the RACE for 2030. 

About Roche:
Roche is a Research Principal at the Institute for Sustainable Futures, University of Technology Sydney, and Program Leader for RACE for Business, one of the four programs of the Reliable Affordable Clean Energy for 2030 Cooperative Research Centre (RACE for 2030).

Roche has more than 25 years’ experience at the intersection of research and industry as a business development consultant, renewable energy engineer and company director. He has assisted SMEs with technology development and commercialisation through a broad range of technical and advisory services, including business and strategic planning, capital raising, project management, financial modelling, and analysis. He is passionate about reducing carbon emissions through commercialisation of clean energy technologies.