Estates Manager (Energy and Carbon Manager)
I started out in my career as a graduate mechanical engineer and soon went on to work in the area of facilities management, specialising in the field of energy and environmental management. I am a Chartered Environmentalist and also a Chartered Energy Manager. I joined the University in 2005 as an Estates Manager and am based in the Estates Directorate.
Over the years the major focus areas of my work have been the following:
Compliance - Looking beyond simple statutory compliance requirements and towards best practice and sector leadership
Contract Management - Through contract management ensure value for money and the use of environmentally sound supply chains
Conservation – Identify and implement energy demand reduction and efficiency measures
Carbon Management – Develop financially sustainable strategies to account for, and reduce operational scope 1 & 2 carbon emissions