Below are all the staff at the University of Essex whose work contributes to our commitments on sustainable development. We have representation from senior management to administration.
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, Estates and Campus Services
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: Transport, Travel and SustainabilitySustainability (Environment and Transport) Manager, Estates and Campus Services
Iain manages and is responsible for overseeing all aspects of Travel, Transport, Environment and Sustainability Engagement.
Sustainability (Energy and Recycling Manager)Sustainbility and Grounds, Estates and Campus Services
This post-holder will manage and oversee all aspects of Energy, Recycling and Waste.
Area of sustainability: Biodiversity and species conservationGrounds Manager , Estates and Campus Services
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: Student and staff engagement in sustainabilitySustainability Engagement Officer, Estates and Campus Services
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: Sustainable TransportSustainability (Travel and Transport) Officer, Estates and Campus Services
Andrea is responsible for overseeing and administering all aspects of Travel and Transport at the University. She helps to deliver our travel plan and all our sustainable transport measures.
Area of sustainability: Student and staff engagement in sustainabilitySustainability (Engagement) Assistant, Estates and Campus Services
Ellie assists with the engagement aspects of the University's sustainability and energy reduction work, to achieve a greater awareness and engagement of students and staff across the University.
Sustainability CoordinatorSustainability and Grounds, Estates and Campus Services
The post-holder will provide the Sustainability team with an efficient administrative support service for all aspects of the section including sustainability, energy, environment and transport.
Area of sustainability: Sustainable TransportSustainability (Parking) Administrator, Estates and Campus Services
Madelyn is an administrator of the parking management scheme.
Area of sustainability: Waste reduction and recyclingContracts Manager, Estates and Campus Services
Louise is responsible for the day to day running of the waste management contract at the Colchester Campus. She is tasked with improving on-site recycling percentages via the improvement of the on-site waste processing infrastructure.
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 programme where students gain a broad introduction to sustainability theories and practices.
Area of sustainability: Marketing SustainabilityMarketing Officer, Estates and Campus Services
Alexa provides the Sustainability team with efficient marketing support for all aspects of the section.
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