IEMA members recognised with BSI Standards Awards

about 1 year 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...


Tweet your way to the top

over 1 year ago by Abby Mackmurdie

With Twitter increasingly being adopted by professional organisations, it could be an opportunity for practitioners to use it as a career tool, says Samantha Lyster When a celebrity spat breaks out on Twitter, it gives the impression the social media platform is little more than a virtual playground where childish insults are hurled. Reality TV star Kim Kardashian is certainly prolific with her...


Supporting future leaders- Tim Balcon

over 1 year ago by Abby Mackmurdie

Millions of students around the world will be starting or returning to their studies this month. Many who finished university in the summer will be entering the world of work at the same time. It is simultaneously a daunting and exciting time, with every one of their future accomplishments and challenges laying on the road ahead. I’ve been wondering what that journey will look like. In what kin...