Sustainability contacts

UWE Bristol and The Students' Union at UWE have many staff who can provide information about our whole institution approach to sustainability. The people listed below are the key contacts who should be able to answer any questions you might have.

If you cannot find the person you need please email us at


Sustainability leads

Professor James Longhurst

Assistant Vice-Chancellor: Environment and Sustainability
Tel: +44 (0)117 32 83692

Contact Jim for Institutional Policy, Sustainability Board, Governance and integration of sustainability; Sustainable Development Goals, Education for Sustainable Development, Sustainability Research and Knowledge Exchange, the Bristol Green Capital Partnership, the EAUC (the Alliance for Sustainability Leadership), Climate Commission for UK HE and FE Students and Leaders, and the Institution of Environmental Sciences.

Paul Roberts

Head of Environment and Sustainability
Tel: +44 (0)117 32 83591

Contact Paul about our overall sustainability strategy and our good practice in embedding sustainability in all areas of operation on campus; also for the work of the sustainability team on campus, and for support with student projects.

The Students' Union at UWE

The Green Team


Get involved in sustainability projects, events and campaigns from community garden to sustainable period products. Follow the Green Team on Instagram, Twitter or join the Facebook group.

Vanique Kruger

Chair of Sustainability committee

Contact Vanique to find out more about the Green Team and student engagement and mobilisation.

Augusta Chidinma Nnajiofor


Contact Augusta for The Students' Union at UWE's strategic approach to sustainability.

Jane Ojiako

VP Societies and Communication

Contact Jane for advice, information and answers on The Students' Union at UWE's approach to sustainability.

Rachel Colley

Community Manager
Tel: +44 (0)117 32 82010

Contact Rachel for Community, SU volunteering, Green Impact and Responsible Futures.

Education for Sustainable Development

Dr Svetlana Cicmil

Director of Doctoral Research and Associate Professor Bristol Business School
Tel: +44 (0)117 32 83464

Contact Svetlana for information on PRME (Principles of Responsible Management in Education).

Dr Georgina Gough

Associate Professor in Education for Sustainable Development
Programme Leader: MSc Sustainable Development in Practice

Tel: +44 (0)117 32 87139

Contact Georgina for: support with sustainability in teaching and learning and the Knowledge Exchange for Sustainability Education group (KESE) at UWE Bristol; to find out more about Responsible Futures Accreditation and the application of the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals within the curriculum at the University.

Dr Sarah Hills

Senior Lecturer: Geography and Environmental Management
Tel: +44 (0)117 32 86449

Contact Sarah for information about the integration of sustainability into teaching and learning at UWE Bristol.

Philippa Shelton

Head of Research and Knowledge Exchange Services RBI
Tel: +44 (0)117 32 83306

Contact Philippa for Research and Knowledge Exchange support.

Carbon Energy and Water

Alan Cook

Water Projects Officer
Tel: +44 (0)117 3287128

Contact Alan for information on our water management strategy and our practice and progress in monitoring and reduction on the ground.

Melissa Clarke

Energy Projects Officer (part-time 0.7)

Contact Melissa for our energy data and details of student engagement activities in our accommodation.

Kirsti Norris

Energy Manager
Tel: +44 (0)117 32 87320

Contact Kirsti about our energy and water strategies and services, Carbon Management Plan and associated carbon reduction measures, implementation of the energy management standard, ISO 50001 and also for our Carbon Action Culture change programme.

Abbie Basketter

Carbon Action Manager
Tel: +44 (0)117 32 85125

Contact Abbie for information and advice on reducing carbon emissions at UWE, including specific Faculty and Professional Services data and targets, climate action cafes and other engagement events.

Communications engagement and practice based learning

Vicki Harris

Sustainability Engagement Coordinator
Tel: +44 (0)117 32 82658

Contact Vicki for support with incorporating sustainability in teaching and learning, and student and staff engagement e.g. climate action cafes, UWE Green week, Fairtrade Fortnight.

Environmental management system – ISO14001

Fiona Shadbolt

Environment and Systems Officer
Tel: +44 (0)117 32 83619

Contact Louise for details of how we ensure continuous improvement in Sustainability under the ISO 14001certification system and for related advice on Environmental Management.

Equality, Diversity and Inclusivity

Jamie Darwen

EDI Projects Lead
Tel: +44 (0)117 32 86342

Contact Jamie for Equality, Diversity and Inclusivity related to Sustainability and for the Community Fund.

Grounds and Biodiversity

Richie Fluester

Grounds Manager
Tel: +44 (0)117 3283046

Contact Richie about Biodiversity and sustainable gardening practices in the management of our grounds, plus the UWE Beeline, the Hive Community Garden and student growing project. Also for opportunities for student projects - eg species surveying, film assignments and more.


Kristian Fernandez-Mitchell

Business Improvement Manager, HS
Tel: +44 (0)117 32 84556

Contact Kristian about sustainability in our supply chains and the delivery of our hospitality services and in particular, 'Going for gold' Bristol Sustainable Food city accreditation and Fairtrade.

IT Services

Marcus Falla

Service Operations Manager (Infrastructure)
Tel: +44 (0)117 32 87432

Contact Marcus for information on sustainability in the procurement and implementation of our IT Services.


Helen Baker

Head of Procurement

Contact Helen for information on all our sustainable procurement practices, Net Positive Futures, the Southern Universities Purchasing Consortium and Partners in Procurement.

Vicky Johnson

Purchasing and Contracts Manager
Tel: +44 (0)117 32 83959

Contact Vicky about sustainability and all aspects of accountability and transparency in our supply chains, eg Electronics Watch, our position on Modern Slavery and more.

Sustainability strategic projects

Fiona Shadbolt

Sustainability Strategic Projects Officer
Tel: +44 (0)117 32 83619

Contact Fiona for help in embedding environment and sustainability policies and practices, and on reducing carbon emissions and single use plastics.


Chris Donnelley

Travel and Access manager
Tel: +44 (0)117 32 83924

Contact Chris for the overview of our travel services and our Travel Plan, including how UWE is going to address our 2030 carbon neutral target.

Sophie Prosser

Public Realm Officer
Tel: +44 (0)117 32 87601

Contact Sophie for sustainable travel modes in particular public transport cycling and walking plus health and safety in the external space around, between and within buildings, including footpaths, roads, and open spaces on UWE Bristol campuses. Also for our ISO140001 auditing of external spaces.

Waste and Resources

Jennifer Fawcett-Thorne

Waste and Resources Manager
Tel: +44 (0)117 32 54114

Contact Jen about our waste prevention, reuse and recycling policies and practices, the furniture reuse project and other sustainable waste projects.

Adam Green

Sustainability Projects Officer

Contact Adam about our student engagement programme, waste, reuse and recycling policies and practices, the furniture reuse project and other sustainable waste projects.

David Nash

Waste and Resources Supervisor

Contact Dave about operational waste issues or queries, ad hoc collections and skip bookings.

Contact us

If you have any queries, feedback or suggestions:

Sustainability team
North Avon House
UWE Bristol
Frenchay Campus
Coldharbour Lane
Bristol BS16 1QY


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