Environment committee

The University’s Environment Committee directs policy on all environmental issues. This committee, chaired by the Chief Estates and Facilities Officer, meets three times per year. 

The terms of reference for the Committee are:
  • to advise University Executive Board and Finance Committee on environmental-related matters affecting the University
  • to monitor, review and make recommendations to reduce the environmental impact of the University and enhance the contribution that the University makes to sustainability, through the delivery of its Environment Strategy
  • to develop, implement and monitor the University's Environment Strategy and Carbon Management Plan in line with the University's Strategic Plan

Environment Committee also administers the Environment Initiative Fund that enables students and staff to bid for funding for sustainability projects.


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Membership of Environment Committee

  • Chief Estates and Facilities Officer (Chair): Chris Jagger
  • Director of Sustainability: Andy Nolan
  • Environmental Manager: Gavin Scott
  • Energy Management Engineer: Tim Rudge
  • Safety Office: Neil Hawthorne
  • Students' Union Environment & Social Justice Officer: Natasha Bednall
  • External member of University Council: John Saunders
  • Procurement representative: Caroline Blackman-Edney
  • IT Services representative: Caroline Gregory
  • External Relations representative: Tara De Cozar
  • Teaching and Learning representative: Sarah Speight
  • Research representative: Peter Licence
  • Students' Union staff member: Phil Smith
  • Campus representatives*: Rachel Greatrix, Caroline Gregory, Judy Muthuri, Sue Lane

* Campus representatives can be from either support or academic-related areas, they shall serve for a maximum of three years



Sustainability Team

Estate Office, University Park, Nottingham, NG7 2RD