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A Fulfilling Career Path

10 months ago by Martha Harris

“It’s too important to work in anything else!” was the answer one respondent gave when asked why they chose to work in the environment and sustainability profession. People enter the profession for a wide variety of reasons, but having a long-standing interest in the environment or sustainability (35%) and wanting to make a difference (22%) came top of the list when respondents gave their origi...

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The IEMA State Of The Profession: Survey 2018

10 months ago by Martha Harris

IEMA’s annual member survey reveals a narrowing gender pay gap and rising optimism. Most environment and sustainability professionals describe their jobs as challenging, but they are more optimistic than a year ago about tackling the world’s environmental challenges, findings from the latest IEMA survey reveal. The survey – a comprehensive annual snapshot of the views and workplace experience o...

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Renewable energy jobs reach 10.3 million worldwide

10 months ago by Martha Harris

The renewable energy industry created more than 500,000 new jobs in 2017, with a record-breaking 10.3 million people now employed in the sector globally. That is according to data from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), which reveals that a growing number of countries are reaping the socio-economic benefits of renewables. However, China, Brazil, the US, India, Germany and Japan ...

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Latest membership upgrades April 2018

11 months ago by Martha Harris

Associate (AIEMA) Keith Harrison, BTS Group Catherine Henderson, OnSite Central Richard O’Neil, Eriks UK Sau Ping Han Sina Samuel Atanda, Colas Colin Johnston, Skills Development Scotland Jack Rayner Greg Kettle, Dart Products Europe Ian Rogerson Joel Anderson, Baxter Healthcare UK Pauline Walton, Horizon Consulting Engineers Aline Manot-Ronceray, AMVMR Consulting Daniel Andrews, ELG Haniel Met...

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Career profile: Sue Brown, PIEMA

11 months ago by Martha Harris

After a long gap in her environmental career, Sue Brown is keen to return, and her daughter applying to study a similar subject has only increased her motivation. What’s your current employment? I have been out of the field for many years, supporting students with learning difficulties to gain their qualifications in STEM subjects. I currently work at a further education college. What was your ...

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Latest IEMA membership upgrades April 2018

12 months ago by Martha Harris

Associate (AIEMA) Mark Elgie, Environment Agency Alan Rose Kirsty Dunne, Geoffrey Osborne Ltd Alberto Pavano, Groundsure Scott Pape Katherine Ebert, Randox Laboratories Matthew Malorey Fiona Gutteridge, Ridge Environmental Ltd Stenia Walker, Sodexo Ltd Afshan Shah, Wandsworth London Borough Council Andrea Moir, Stork Technical Services UK Ltd Erik Walmsley, WWF-UK KO BTS Group Bernadette Prosse...

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Oxford Brookes University appoints IEMA Fellow as visiting professor

12 months ago by Martha Harris

The appointment of Professor Martin Broderick recognises his contributions to environmental and social impact assessment (ESIA) and sustainability issues over 25 years. Broderick has provided service and leadership, in an executive role, on advisory boards of national and international agencies. He has also made contributions to leadership in government and corporate bodies, professional instit...

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Career profile: Tertius Beneke FIEMA CEnv

12 months ago by Martha Harris

Tertius Beneke FIEMA CEnv is Group environmental manager for Qatar Airways Why did you become an environment/sustainability professional? For me, the profession combined my love of nature, my need to protect this planet and contained enough variety to keep me constantly challenged and engaged. What was your first job in this field? I started out as an environmental specialist for Network Rail i...

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Latest IEMA member upgrades: Jan/Feb 2018

about 1 year ago by Martha Harris

Associate (AIEMA) Adam Lucas, Balfour Beatty Alan Thom, AG Barr Alessandro Benocci, Lighthouse Safety Training Alex Brown, R&W Civil Engineering Alex Clifford, Evoqua Water Technologies Alex Mayes, Campus Living Villages Alexander Viol Alyn Tomkinson, Walters Group Amanda Adams Andrew Flaherty, Acer Manufacturing April Skinner Arief Bhudi, BP Ben Mills, Reconomy (UK) Ben Perrett, Ramboll Enviro...

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Career Profile: Jason Light

about 1 year ago by Martha Harris

Strategy lead for environment at Eastleigh Borough Council. Why did you become an environment and sustainability professional? A local woodland has played a big part in my choices. It’s where I first learned to be independent by playing without adults. But, most importantly, it encouraged me to be appreciative of the natural world. What was your first job in this field? My first role in this se...

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