Vicki White is a Research Scientist in the Building Performance team at BRANZ. She is an experienced social scientist with proficiency in both quantitative and qualitative research methods. Vicki’s expertise includes delivering and analysing national housing surveys, including the BRANZ House Condition Survey, which provided key evidence to inform development of the Healthy Homes standards for rental properties. Vicki’s research has focused particularly on housing quality issues, working with Stats NZ, MBIE and HUD to develop a framework for housing quality for New Zealand. She also brings experience from the UK in climate change, energy efficiency and energy hardship policy research. Her UK research focused particularly on modelling and understanding the distributional impacts of energy and climate change policies on consumers, identifying opportunities for retrofit, emissions reductions and alleviating energy hardship.