Sustainable Campus

Staff Profile

Hannah Owens

Sustainability Manager

Background

Responsible for leading on the development and delivery of sustainability action plans to support delivery of the University' sustainability strategic enabler and ensure continual improvement in environmental performance. This includes management of the University's Environmental Management System (EMS), certified against ISO14001:2015.

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Duties include:

  • EMS Management representative and overall responsibility for maintenance and oversight of ISO14001 accreditation.
  • Development and delivery of objectives, targets and action plans in line with the University's Environmental Sustainability Policy.
  • Development, maintenance and implementation of processes and procedures within the EMS to ensure its continued suitability and effectiveness.
  • Ensure systems are in place in order for the University to comply with environmental legislation, and all other compliance obligations.
  • Management of (non-energy) related budgets.
  • Leading on procurement of the University's waste contracts, including developing specifications.
  • Leading on communication and engagement activities to raise awareness of sustainability amongst staff, students and other stakeholders.
  • Project managing the work of the Carbon Advisory Group and advising on ethical investment.
  • Producing and presenting reports to inform staff, students and other stakeholders of University sustainability performance.