Climate change & energy

Mitigating for and adapting to climate change is a key focus for IEMA. Through the Climate Change and Energy Network, we seek to distill and share best practice in this area, with insights from a range of sectors, to enable IEMA members to tackle climate change in their work and personal life.

The Climate Change & Energy Network is led by a steering group of members from different sectors of the economy. The role of the steering group is to oversee the delivery of an annual work programme of activities, including webinars, workshops, reports and much more.

Circular economy


The membership of the steering group is as follows.

Colin Robertson

Steering Group Chair | Manager of Sustainable Business at Yorkshire Water, Bettys and Taylors

Rosemary Horry

Senior Lecturer in Geoscience, University of Derby

Andy Wilkins

Senior Sustainability and Environmental Consultant, Arup

Alec Tang

Director Sustainability, Kāinga Ora – Homes and Communities

Natalie Bird

Principal Asset Sustainability Advisor, National Highways

Elizabeth Wood

Sustainability Manager and Principal Consultant, Beyondly

Kay Johnstone

Climate Adaptation Adviser, Environment Agency

Ellie Murtagh

UK Climate Adaptation Lead, British Red Cross

Rebecca Lydon

Smart Energy & Sustainability Associate, Hydrock

Helen Sprakes

Director, Environmental Strategies Ltd

Conor Savage

ESG Programme Manager, Sainsbury's

Georgina Phillips

Environmental Manager, EDF Energy

Sara Halliday

Sustainability and ESG Manager, ASD Limited

Matthew Tompsett

Head of Environment and Sustainability, Kier

Mairi Dorward

Principal Environmental Consultant, Xodus

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Opting to become a member of the network means you'll receive updates about developments in this sphere and the work of the steering group and any working groups, invitations to apply to join the groups or get involved in other ways, requests to participate in consultations, and notification of relevant webinars and other IEMA or external events.


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