We are very pleased to announce that no less than 14 new starters are joining us over the summer months, representing both seasoned experts and those entering the environmental field for the first time.

Radha Daniel, who has ten years of waste management and circular economy project experience and is a qualified IEMA Practitioner and a PRINCE 2 accredited project manager, joins us as a Senior Consultant. She comes to us from facilities support company ISS, where she was Global Waste Manager for its Barclays contract, and has previously worked for the National Industrial Symbiosis Programme, for which she delivered over 70 successful circular economy projects, as well as for recycling compliance scheme Ecosurety.

Amy Nicholass is an experienced project and event manager also joining us as a Senior Consultant. Amy has worked on a range of environmental themes, including deforestation, climate change, resilient cities, and sustainable finance, business and transport. She was previously Project Manager for the sustainable finance team at the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership, and before that managed the Go Green business engagement programme for Bristol’s year as European Green Capital, designing a programme of monthly events to showcase best practise and share expert advice, engaging 1,000 businesses in total.

We also have two Senior Project Managers joining our Policy team. Daniella Radice has most recently been managing multiple projects and taking responsibility for the growth of a national social and environmental movement (Playing Out) within a community interest company. She is the former Assistant Mayor of Bristol City Council, has played a central role in growing, co-ordinating and running the Bristol Green Party, and is currently a non-executive director of an energy co-op.

Caroline Bradley comes to us from Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, where she was a Senior Governance Manager. Prior to that, Caroline managed the Ofgem support team responsible for administering national energy efficiency programmes, overseeing project management functions including strategic directorate planning, team resourcing and managing scheme risks and issues. She has also been the Environment Officer for Cambridgeshire Police and a Recycling Officer in South Cambridgeshire District Council.

George Beechener joins us as a Consultant and will be a great asset to our work on climate change. He comes to us from ClimateCare, where he was a Sustainability Executive working on carbon offset programme designs, carbon footprinting assessments, advisory reports on carbon and renewable energy markets, and formalising quality assurance systems for carbon footprinting. George studied Geography at the University of Oxford, where he undertook dissertation research on fracking and completed internships in the hydroelectric and wind sectors, and where he was President of the Oxford Energy Society.

We’re also pleased to welcome 10 new junior and trainee staff across our Bristol and London offices, all of whom will be with us by the summer’s end.