Career profile: Sue Brown, PIEMA

9 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 ...


Latest IEMA membership upgrades April 2018

10 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...


Oxford Brookes University appoints IEMA Fellow as visiting professor

10 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...


Career profile: Tertius Beneke FIEMA CEnv

10 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...


Latest IEMA member upgrades: Jan/Feb 2018

11 months 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...


Career Profile: Jason Light

12 months 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...


IEMA members recognised with BSI Standards Awards

12 months ago by Martha Harris

Phil Cumming FIEMA and Nigel Carter MIEMA CEnv were presented with their awards at the 2017 BSI Standards Forum & Awards event, held in London on 23 November 2017. The BSI Standards Awards recognise outstanding contributions by emerging standards-makers, innovators, industry leaders, consumer champions and international standards-makers. The BSI Innovation Award was presented to Phil Cumming fo...


Member Profile: Sharon Lashley, PIEMA

over 1 year ago by Abby Mackmurdie

Director, Enviro UK Consultants Why did you become an environment and sustainability professional? I have always been interested in the environment, from an early age. I was fortunate enough to participate in a fully funded NVQ Level IV in environmental management training course – this helped me realise my ambitions and develop my career path going forward. What was your first job in this fiel...


Q&A: Nathan Vear

over 1 year ago by Abby Mackmurdie

Director, Kapaciti Ltd Why did you become an environment/sustainability professional? It wasn’t really a conscious decision on my part. I was looking for a third-year dissertation topic when doing a year out on my degree at Philips Medical Systems. I gave a list of possible topics to my service manager and he chose environmental design. It all went from there. What was your first environment/su...


Member profile: Agnes Astolfi PIEMA

over 1 year ago by Abby Mackmurdie

Founder/publisher at SustainableOman Why did you become an environment and sustainability professional? My personal interest is in the environment and politics. I find it fascinating and intriguing how laws and policies are intensely influenced by institutions or people in authority. What was your first job in this field? In Lagos, after graduating, my mother asked me to join her engineering co...