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    Environmental Sustainability Team

    The Environmental Sustainability Team is responsible for the day to day running of environmental sustainability at Brookes, including the University’s carbon reduction strategy and environmental management system. Based in Estates and Campus Services, they also head up the broader Sustainability Team.

  • Sustainability Team - General email

    For general sustainability related inquiries:

    Michele Morley

    Michele Morley

    Environmental Sustainability Manager

    Michele takes a leading role in meeting the university's aims and objectives regarding our environmental sustainability performance. This includes overseeing the delivery of our environmental policies, strategies and engagement programs delivered through the Environmental Sustainability Team. She also manages the development and implementation of the university’s ISO 14001 accredited Environmental Management System.

    +44 (0) 1865 482749

    Gavin Hodgson

    Gavin Hodgson

    Energy and Carbon Reduction Manager

    Gavin is responsible for reducing the university’s energy consumption, and identifying and managing carbon reduction opportunities across university operations. He leads on the analysis and reporting of energy and carbon data.
    +44 (0) 1865 484643

    Ashley Hayden

    Ashley Hayden

    Sustainable Travel Manager

    Ashley is responsible for organising, promoting and delivering incentives to encouraging greater usage of sustainable transport at Oxford Brookes University. This is a broad profile and encompasses managing all of the general transport operations at the University (e.g. BROOKESbus, Bike Dr and Car-operations) to enhance student and staff experience.
    For general transport-related matters:

    Procurement Team

    Sonia Soni

    Senior Category Analyst

    Sonia leads the University's Sustainable and Ethical Procurement Strategy, ensuring that the University's procurement decisions have positive environmental, social and economic impacts over the whole life cycle of a contract.
    +44 (0) 1865 483986

    Communications Team

    Andrea Siret

    Head of Community Engagement and Social Responsibility

    Andrea oversees the Community Engagement & Social Responsibility Team, developing and implementing an institutional strategy to advance the profile and reputation of Oxford Brookes University. She executes institutional-wide community and social responsibility initiatives and campaigns designed to meet the needs of the University, the local community and relevant organisations.

    Wendy Vrij

    Social Responsibility Officer

    As a part of the Community Engagement & Social Responsibility Team, Wendy provides expertise in community and stakeholder engagement, project and event management. She works to establish, develop and maintain positive relationships with local residents, community groups and agencies and to help raise the profile of the University.
    +44 (0)1865 485431

    Brookes Union

    Brookes Union has a dedicated Environmental Officer who leads the Union’s student-led environmental team. The Union currently holds a Silver NUS Green Impact Award. In 2016/17 the format of the award changed to focus more on the delivery of campaigns. The award levels changed from Gold, Silver and Bronze to Good, Very Good, and Excellent. Brookes Union has aspirations to achieve an Excellent accreditation by 2020. Visit their website for the latest information and updates.

    Environmental Information Exchange (EiE)

    Michael Esvelt

    Operations Director

    The EiE is a not-for-profit organisation which provides UK organisations with support to reduce their energy, water and waste. The EiE webpages include practical information, actions, and support to help organisations understand and implement efficiency actions.

    Oxford Institute for Sustainable Development (OISD)

    Founded in 2004, OISD is one of the UK's largest research institutes dedicated to sustainable development research in the built and natural environments. The institute consists of eight distinct research groups. Using a multi- and inter-disciplinary approach, it addresses the many dimensions of sustainable development and the synergies and processes that link them. OISD contributes to major Research Council programmes through various research grants. These include Living with Environmental Change, Energy research, Sustainable Urban Environments and Lifelong Health and Wellbeing.