Area of sustainability: Senior governance for sustainabilityDeputy Vice-Chancellor/ Professor of Environment and Society, School of Biological Sciences
Jules is the figurehead for sustainability at the University of Essex. He acts as a mentor for the sustainability team while also being involved in project conception and support. Beyond this, Jules has conducted extensive research in the fields of agricultural sustainability, nature and health and consumption patterns and well-being.
Area of sustainability: Manager of the sustainability teamHead of Sustainability and Grounds, Estate Management
Rob is the Head of Sustainability and Grounds for the University and leads the Sustainability Team, covering Grounds Sustainability, Sustainability Engagement, Carbon Reduction, Transport and Travel.
Area of sustainability: Carbon emissions reductionCarbon Change Adviser, Estate Management
Dan oversees carbon management, energy and environmental performance at the University. Dan has a background in strategy, building energy performance and resource management.
Area of sustainability: Student and staff engagement in sustainabilitySustainability Engagement Officer, Estate Management
Daisy is the Sustainability Engagement Officer, responsible for managing the Green Impact and #LittleChoicesBigChanges engagement programmes, as well as working with departments across the University to help develop and promote their sustainable practices. She organises events and activities aimed at boosting sustainable behaviour both on and off campus, around themes including travel and transport, energy use, waste and recycling and resource efficiency.
Area of sustainability: Student and staff engagement in sustainabilityTransport Policy Manager, Estate Management
Charlotte is responsible for introducing, implementing and maintaining sustainable transport initiatives to drive down car dependency and increase sustainable travel. She authored the University Travel Plan and is responsible for its oversight and implementation.
Area of sustainability: Student and staff engagement in sustainabilitySustainability Project Officer , Estate Management
Charles was brought into the team through an internship project aimed at reviewing the university’s current ethical and environmental performance. Since completion he is in the process of implementing his findings. Further to this, he has taken a versatile role in assisting other team members with sustainability projects.
Area of sustainability: Waste reduction and recyclingDomestic Services Manager, Estate Management
Ben is responsible for the day to day running of the waste management contract at the Colchester Campus. He is tasked with improving on site recycling percentages via the improvement of the on-site waste processing infrastructure.
Area of sustainability: Biodiversity and species conservationGrounds Manager , Estate Management
Marcus manages the Grounds section and is responsible for overseeing the actions to promote biodiversity across the University estate. This involves managing the landscape to provide healthy ecosystems and habitats and support the species found on the University's campuses. He is also responsible for minimising pesticide use, recycling plant and green waste material and ensuring the highest standards are met whilst carrying out horticultural and arboricultural practices.
Area of sustainability: Education for SustainabilityLecturer, School of Philosophy and Art History
Jane is the leading figure in the implementation of education for sustainability across the university. She also runs the annual Summer School in Sustainable Practice which is an intensive two week program where students gain a broad introduction to sustainability theories and practices.
Area of sustainability: Sustainable transportSustainable (Parking) Administrator , Estate Management
The Sustainability (Parking) Administrator helps to deliver our Travel Plan and all our sustainable transport measures and administration of the parking management scheme.