Sustainability at Christ Church is the collaborative work of a great many staff and students, but you can find out how to contact our core sustainability team here.

   

Peter Rands (he/him)

Director of Sustainability

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Peter Rands is the Director of Sustainability Development, leading on the strategic formulation, implementation and facilitation of sustainability across the University. He leads a small team that drives forward the University Framework for Sustainability in the four areas of Education, Research, Community and Environment. With a background in geology, geophysics and IT, Peter brings a range of perspectives to a senior leadership role.

Felicity Brambling-Wells (she/her)

Sustainability Engagement Officer

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Felicity Brambling-Wells leads on student and staff engagement, and manages our Student Green Office and the Us in the World programme. She oversees a number of ongoing module collaboration projects and manages student work experience and volunteering roles. Felicity is also responsible for our student communications and for Academy publications and publicity, managing the Academy web pages, social media channels and student blog. Felicity's background is in psychology and community youth projects with a BSc in Clinical Psychology.

Maz Hamilton (she/her)

Sustainability & Futures Initiative Coordinator

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Maz Hamilton fields all general enquiries, both internal and external, and has responsibility for a variety of administrative and secretarial duties, such as purchasing, conference bookings, staff communications, arranging governance meetings and minute-taking. She manages the online SHE (Sustainability in Higher Education) Discussion Group and oversees lending to staff of our Education for Sustainability resources. She is also the main liaison for the University's involvement with relevant local community groups, the Canterbury SDG Forum and Canterbury Climate Action Partnership.

John Hills (he/him)

Sustainability Projects Officer

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John Hills has a very varied role within the Academy. His main role is auditing the University's Environmental Management System (EMS) to ensure compliance with ISO14001. In addition to this, John is also involved in a range of other projects, such as hop growing for the University heritage ale, and managing the Johnson Wellbeing Garden.

Bethany Climpson (she/her)

Sustainability Engagement Assistant

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Bethany Climpson is a recent Christ Church graduate with a BA in Creative and Professional Writing and MA in Creative Writing. She supports the Student Green Office (SGO) and Carbon Literacy Training (CLT) initiatives, coordinates and contributes content for the Academy social media channels and blog, and creates student engagement campaigns.

Nicola Kemp (she/her)

Education for Sustainable Futures Lead

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Nicola Kemp is a senior lecturer in the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Education and leads the MA in Early Childhood Education. She also works across the University as Education for Sustainable Futures (ESF) lead. A geographer by background, Nicola is particularly interested in the relationship between policy, research and practice. Her current research focuses on outdoor provision for babies and toddlers, sustainability education and alternative educational approaches.

Adriana Consorte-McCrea (she/her)

Education for Sustainable Futures Lead

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Adriana Consorte-McCrea has an MSc in Conservation Biology and a PhD in Ecology. Her research focuses on understanding connections between people and biodiversity. As an Education for Sustainable Futures Lead, Adriana provides support to staff and students across faculties to embed sustainability in the formal, informal and campus curriculum. As part of the Diversity and Inclusion working group, she also focus on enriching sustainability messages with diverse narratives and discourses, decolonising the curriculum, and highlighting areas of alignment between sustainability and social justice.

Stephen Scoffham (he/him)

Visiting Reader in Sustainability

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Stephen Scoffham is a Visiting Reader in Sustainability and Education at Christ Church. He worked for many years as a teacher educator at the University, focusing especially on primary geography, the environment, global learning and creativity. In addition to academic research, Stephen has published widely for teachers and students and is the consultant for a range of school atlases.

Peter Vujakovic (he/him)

Emeritus Professor of Geography

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Peter Vujakovic is Emeritus Professor of Geography. He has taught and published research in cultural geography and landscape studies, biogeography/ecology, and cartography. He is currently the co-chair of the University’s Sustainable Heritage Working Group, which coordinates various green heritage initiatives at the University.

Max Clinch (they/them)

SGO Officer

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Max Clinch is a third year undergraduate studying Education Studies. They joined the Student Green Office in autumn 2021, and are taking a lead on #learningforthefuture initiatives for the 2022/23 academic year. (Please note, the SGO Office closes over Christmas, Easter and summer holidays, so the SGO are only in post from Sept - Jun.)

Holly Steventon (she/they)

SGO Officer

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Holly Steventon is a Masters student and sessional lecturer in Games Design. She joined the Student Green Office in winter 2021 and is taking a lead on communications for the 2022/23 academic year. (Please note, the SGO Office closes over Christmas, Easter and summer holidays, so the SGO are only in post from Sept - Jun.)

Amber Tydeman (she/her)

SGO Officer

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Amber Tydeman is a a third year undergraduate studying Education Studies with Philosophy, Religion and Ethics. She joined the Student Green Office in autumn 2022 and is taking a lead on #livingwell initiatives for the 2022/23 academic year, and she is also the SU's Community, Diversity and Inclusion Representative and a member of Union Council. (Please note, the SGO Office closes over Christmas, Easter and summer holidays, so the SGO are only in post from Sept - Jun.)

Tim Licence (he/him)

SGO Officer

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Tim Licence is a second year undergraduate studying Politics. He joined the Student Green Office in autumn 2022 and is taking a lead on #actingtogether initiatives for the 2022/23 academic year, and he is also the SU's Environmental Officer and a member of Union Council. (Please note, the SGO Office closes over Christmas, Easter and summer holidays, so the SGO are only in post from Sept - Jun.)