Dr Matthew Norton has been the Head of CPV at the Photovoltaic Technology Laboratory at University of Cyprus and recently joined the Joint Research Centre (JRC) in Ispra working on CPV at the Renewable Energy Unit of the Institute for Energy and Transport. He continues his affiliation with the Photovoltaic Technology Laboratory where he is leading the activities of the team in the field of concentrator photovoltaics (CPV) and in particular cell characterization, module and system design and evaluation. He has a vast amount of experience in the field of CPV and he will act as the coordinator of the project. His main research interests are in the development and characterization of advanced photovoltaic devices and systems, particularly in the field of CPV systems. He has coordinated the activities of PV Technology, University of Cyprus, on two FP7 research projects, APOLLON and ORION, two National Funded projects and two industrial projects.