Who We Are
The Sustainable Delivery team is made up of full time members of staff who are committed to upholding the status of the University of Wales Trinity Saint David as one of the greenest universities in the UK by driving forward sustainable practice and engaging staff and student bodies in initiatives with a positive environmental impact.
Meet the team
The Sustainability Delivery Team manages specific budgets for waste management, utilities and sustainability delivery operations. Budget responsibility sits with the Head of Sustainability Delivery. These budgets have been maintained at 2016/17 levels for 2017/18.
Head of Sustainability Delivery
Tom is responsible for leading the Sustainability Delivery Team and delivering the University’s sustainability objectives in respect to all of its operations. Tom joins the University from King’s College London, where he established a successful energy management function – reducing carbon emissions by 1,100 tCO2e during 2014/15 and kick-starting a waste management project with up to £1,000,000 projected annual savings.
Tom is a Chartered Environmentalist and Energy Institute European Energy Manager. He is a keen advocate of engaging staff and students in the journey to a more sustainable future and has published work in this field.
Outside of the office, Tom enjoys spending time enjoying the local countryside, surfing, diving and kayaking. In 2014 he won an Observer Ethical Award for reducing energy use in the home and sharing the techniques he used via social media.
Principal Officer, Carbon Reduction
Duncan’s role is to manage and monitor the University’s energy usage and carbon footprint across all operations, activities and the University estate, and to ensure the University meets its carbon reduction and energy efficiency targets.
Duncan has 30 years’ public sector experience in the field of Energy Efficiency and Carbon Reduction, having worked for three Local Authorities.
He is a fully accredited Chartered Institute of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) Low Carbon Consultant and Low Carbon Energy Assessor.
Sustainability Development Officer
As Sustainability Development Officer for the University of Wales Trinity Saint David, Fiona works on a variety of projects to help the University meet its sustainability objectives. Her current focus is to increase recycling rates across the University, introduce power management computer software, and to engage staff in sustainable activities such as Green Impact.
A member of the Institute of Environmental Management & Assessment, Fiona previously worked as an Analyst Consultant at an Environmental Consultancy, where she implemented waste management and resource efficiency projects at both a regional and international level.
Green Engagement Officer
Jenny is responsible for promoting environmental sustainability across the University.
Her role encompasses engaging staff and students in sustainability and she runs a number of activities and projects throughout the year that encourage positive behaviour change, including Green Impact, Blackout, Go Green Week and Fairtrade Fortnight.
Jenny is a graduate of the University of Wales Trinity Saint David and has previously held engagement roles within the private and third sectors.
Get in touch
To contact a member of the team, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Institute of Sustainability Practice, Innovation and Resource Effectiveness (INSPIRE) Staff
The Sustainability Delivery Team is in the Operations Directorate and works closely with the University’s Institute of Sustainable Practice, Innovation and Resource Effectiveness (INSPIRE). INSPIRE leads on embedding sustainability as a core principle at the University, and employs a team of academics and professionals who drive forward this institutional change. Their full biographies and details can be found here.
More information about the INSPIRE leadership and activities.
INSPIRE Sustainability Interns
The Sustainability Delivery Team and INSPIRE employ student interns every year that run sustainability projects in the following areas; Green Impact and behaviour change, waste and recycling, Fairtrade and sustainable food and blog and design. In 2016-17 five new student interns joined the team. You can read more about their activities in the INSPIRE student led blog.