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 LonghurstProfessor James Longhurst

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

Contact James for Institutional policy, Sustainability Board, Governance and integration of sustainability; Sustainable Development Goals, Education for Sustainable Development, Sustainability Research and Knowledge Exchange, and Bristol Green Capital Partnership.

Paul RobertsPaul 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

Lauren McleronLauren Mcleron

Green Team Co-ordinator Student Union

Contact Lauren for how to get involved in the Green Team, and for information on campaigns eg #plasticdetox, projects and activities, such as Bring your own bowl and Hive our community garden.

Curzio PotenzaCurzio Potenza

Chair of Sustainability committee (from July 2019 to July 2020)

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

Precious Onyenekwu TatahPrecious Onyenekwu Tatah


Contact Precious for The Student Union at UWE's strategic approach to sustainability.

Evan BotwoodEvan Botwood

VP Societies and Communication

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

Rachel ColleyRachel 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 CicmilSvetlana Cicmil

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

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

Dr Georgie GoughDr Georgina Gough

Senior Lecturer 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 HillsDr Sarah Hills

Senior Lecturer in Sustainability
Tel: +44 (0)117 32 86449

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

Philippa SheltonPhilippa Shelton

Research Team Manager: RBI - Research and Business Development
Tel: +44 (0)117 32 83306

Contact Philippa for Research and Knowledge Exchange support.

Carbon Energy and Water

Alan CookAlan 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 ClarkeMelissa Clarke

Energy Projects Officer (part-time 0.7)

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

Paul ManleyPaul Manley

Energy Engineer
Tel: +44 (0)117 32 87388

Contact Paul about our Energy and Water strategies and services, Carbon Management Plan and associated carbon reduction measures, and student engagement and study projects.

Kirsti NorrisKirsti 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.

Plus Carbon Action Manager to be announced and in place by mid October.

This staff member's remit will be to reduce carbon emissions at UWE, including specific Faculty and Professional Services targets

Communications and engagement and practice based learning

Vicki HarrisVicki Harris

Sustainability Lead (part-time 0.6)
Tel: +44 (0)117 32 82658

Contact Vicki for support with incorporating sustainability in teaching and learning, student and staff engagement, campaigns events and behaviour change initiatives, UWE Green week, Fairtrade Fortnight and volunteering and work-based learning opportunities.

Environmental management system – ISO14001

Louise Finch Environment OfficerLouise Finch

Environment Officer (part-time 0.7)
Tel: +44 (0) 117 32 87207

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

Grounds and Biodiversity

Richie FluesterRichie Fluester

Grounds Manager
Tel: +44 (0)117 3283046

Contact Richie about Biodiversity and sustainable gardening practices in the management of our grounds, plus our Community Garden and student growing project.


Kristian Fernandez-MitchellKristian 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 across our 3 campuses and in particular about Fairtrade, 'Going for gold' accreditation and Fairtrade.

IT Services

Phil ColmanPhil Colman

Assistant Director: Application Development and Testing, ITS

Contact Phil for information on sustainability in the implementation of our IT Services.


Helen BakerHelen 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 JohnsonVicky 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.

Waste and Resources

Eddy PiperEddy Piper

Sustainability Projects Officer
Tel: +44 (0)117 32 86531

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

Adam Green, Sustainability Projects OfficerAdam 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.


Chris Donnelley 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.

Sophie Prosser 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.

Contact us

If you have any queries, feedback or suggestions:

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


Find us on Facebook and Twitter and visit The Students' Union Green Team.

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