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The E&CE Team (alphabetically)

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Fraser Browning

Technical Evaluator

As Technical Evaluator Fraser is responsible for defining the process for, and carrying out the technical analysis on ideas, projects and initiatives that contribute to the carbon emissions and environmental footprint of the University. This allows Fraser to develop and support business cases with an emphasis on carbon reduction and environmental net gain to ensure we reach our target of becoming Net Zero before 2050. Fraser entered the world of sustainability first in the construction industry as a consultant, before moving into data management and software design with his own tech start-up. He now applies this experience to translating data analysis into tangible action and behavioural change.

Working Hours: Full-Time

Email: F.Browning@exeter.ac.uk

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Tanya Dale

Project Manager (SDU)

Tanya joined the University in January 2020 as a Project Manager within the Strategic Delivery Unit working on Project Enhance. Tanya joined from her role as a Project Manager of a financial company having spent 17 years delivering complex, mutlidisciplinary, multi-cultural global finance projects. Tanya now works with the Environment & Climate Emergency Team managing the E&CE projects and also provides project management support within the team.

Working Hours: Full-Time

Email: T.K.Dale@exeter.ac.uk
Phone: 01392 72 6236

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Sophia Fraser

Benchmarking Officer

Sophia joined the team in January 2020, after supporting the delivery of the E&CE Working Group White Paper. As Benchmarking Officer Sophia is responsible for coordinating our institutional submissions to various national and international rankings and awards, including the Times Higher Education Impact Rankings, Sustainability Leadership Scorecard, People & Planet University League, and Green Gown. Additionally, she is responsible for the upkeep of the ISO14001 Environmental Management System, and leads our Biodiversity Thematic Forum.

Working Hours: Full-Time

Email: S.Fraser@exeter.ac.uk

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Chris Guggiari-Peel

Data Analyst (Scope 3)

Chris is part of the Carbon Reporting team, focusing on the Scope 3 part of the university’s carbon footprint. This includes travel, waste (both general and from construction projects), investments and bought goods & services. Scope 3 comprises the majority of the footprint and so collecting and reporting this data is vital to our overall aim of reducing our emissions by 100% before 2050. This data will help to shape more sustainable policies and evaluate carbon saving initiatives.

Working Hours: Full-Time

Email: c.guggiari-peel@exeter.ac.uk

Lianne Moore

E&CE Programme Manager

Lianne is the Programme Manager for the E&CE Team, leading on Performance and Programme Management. She provides Business and Project Management support to the E&CE Team, and assists with reccomendations and solutions to challenges. Lianne also supports the Environment & Climate Emergency Dual Assurance and Board, in addition to undertaking specific projects.

Working Hours: Mon-Thurs and alternate Fridays

Email: L.Moore@exeter.ac.uk
Phone: 01392 725454

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Nigel Morris

Strategic Waste & Resources Manager

Nigel joined the University in April 2021 in a role created in response to the Climate Emergency. He is focused on leading the University towards a more sustainable future by way of innovation regarding waste. He'll be concentrated on creating a circular economy pan-university by discovering opportunities to design out waste, reuse and re-purpose, repair and recycle. Nigel leads on the implementation and upkeep of the Waste Strategy and Waste Standard, progressing projects within the associated thematic forum, acts as guardian of the ISO:14001 Environmental Management System and is responsible for the waste related elements of the Legislation Update Service. He'll also support our Procurement and Estates teams regarding sustainable waste and recycling options for bought services & goods and construction projects. Nigel will continue to promote and advance the E&CE Policy.

Working Hours: Full-Time

Email: N.R.M.Morris@exeter.ac.uk

Emma Page

Dr Emma Page

Head of Environment & Climate Emergency Team

Emma joined the University in October 2019 to lead the institution through a transformational change programme in response to the University’s Environment and Climate Emergency declaration in May 2019. Emma joined from her role as Head of Environment and Sustainability at Barclays having spent 14 years in the corporate sector. Prior to this she held Consultant and Environmental Project Manager roles for construction projects (Channel Tunnel Rail link), Highways Projects and MOD Regional delivery plans and programmes. Emma is a full member of IEMA, has a PhD in Environmental Performance, an MSc in Environmental Law, Management and Pollution, and a BSc Hons in Environmental Health.

Emma has supported the development of environmental programmes in the UK, Dubai, Hong Kong, America and India, setting and delivering long term environmental targets including programmes with Barclays to launch Science Based targets and RE100 (a 100% renewable energy delivery programme). Emma’s work has seen her deliver environmental design guidance, WELL certification, a global employee environmental engagement programme as well as design and deployment of evaluation tools to assess environmental improvement and prediction modelling.

Working Hours: Full-Time

Email: E.E.Page@exeter.ac.uk
Phone: 01392 72 5604

Andy Seaman

Energy Manager

Andy is the Energy Manager at the University of Exeter and provides specialist advice and leadership in all aspects of energy, water and utilities management across the University's estate portfolio of over 200 buildings. Andy is responsible for developing and implementing the University of Exeter’s Net Zero Carbon energy infrastructure through improving the University's energy efficiency, renewable energy development and embedding low carbon practice in the University’s design, refurbishment and operation of its buildings. Andy has been involved in the energy industry for over 25 years, with previous roles covering a wide range of sectors including research, local authorities, education, property consultancy and renewable energy.

Working Hours: Full-Time

Email: A.Seaman@exeter.ac.uk

Joel Smith

Sustainability Officer - Transport and Engagement

Joel works as a Sustainability Officer within the Estate Services team and leads on the delivery of the University's Sustainable Travel Plan; coordinating and developing a range of projects to encourage and enable sustainable travel to our staff, students and visitors. Joel also leads on engagement activities to enhance the delivery of both the Sustainable Travel Plan and the University's Carbon Management Plan; engaging a wide range of internal and external stakeholders to increase awareness and participation through a range of activities, techniques and events.

Joel is a qualified teacher and has worked in the education sector for 10 years. Prior to joining the University in July 2016, Joel spent three years working on a range of projects with schools, universities and communities for national sustainable transport charity Sustrans.

Working Hours: Full-Time

Email: J.Smith13@exeter.ac.uk
Phone: 01392 72 2442

Melissa Summerfield

Environment and Carbon reporting Manager

Having a full and clear picture of the University’s carbon footprint is key to understanding the contribution we are making to the climate crisis. Accurate and accessible data is required for monitoring progress towards our carbon net zero target; and for prioritising carbon reducing measures.

As Environment and Carbon reporting Manager, Melissa is responsible for leading the Carbon Reporting team in ensuring the collection and analysis of scope 1, 2 and 3 data and delivering on the University’s carbon reporting requirements. This involves: establishing processes and procedures to ensure adherence to the Greenhouse Gas Protocol; sourcing and managing appropriate software for data collection and analysis; developing a data action plan with relevant parties across the University to ensure continual improvement in accuracy and coverage; and the provision of reports, dashboards and scorecards tailored to user requirements. 

Working Hours: Part-Time (Tues all day, Weds all day, Thurs am)

Email: Melissa.Summerfield@exeter.ac.uk

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Jo Tudor

Senior Procurement Officer - Sustainability

Jo is a Senior Procurement Officer and is part of the Strategic Procurement Team within Finance Services. Coming from a professional background in corporate strategic procurement and ethical and sustainable product sourcing in operational procurement, she joined the university in October 2020 and her role focuses on embedding sustainability in all procurement activities at a strategic level and support with improving sustainable purchasing practices for bought goods and services across the university.

Working Hours: Full-Time

Email: j.i.tudor@exeter.ac.uk

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Siôn Walters

Data Analyst (Scope 1 & 2)

As a member of the Carbon Reporting team, Siôn is responsible for the collection, management and review of energy and water data, supporting the development of a comprehensive environmental footprint for the University. Siôn reports on the University’s current energy profile, analysing trends and identifying opportunities for carbon savings. He also assists with initiatives that support the University’s Climate Emergency targets to reduce its Scope 1 & 2 emissions.

Working Hours: Full-Time

Email: S.Walters@exeter.ac.uk

Would you like to get involved?

Thematic Forums are regularly hosted by the E&CE Team (typically on a quarterly basis). The sessions bring together students, academics, and professional services staff and provide a platform to discuss developments, progress projects and to tackle any barriers. Current forums in place include: Education, Energy, Labs, Digital, Travel, Biodiversity, Procurement, Waste, Hospitality & Catering among other.

You can also take part via your College or Departmental Climate Action Plan, or by joining a Climate Action Group. 

To find out more about opportunities to get involved contact us at climateemergency@exeter.ac.uk