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Meet the team

Sustainability Team Photo 2024

The University’s Energy and Sustainability Team works within the Estates and Facilities Directorate and is responsible for delivering the Greenspace Movement, key environmental policies and strategies, with the support from the ESSPG and its members, working groups, the Environment Champions and Student Reps, and other members of the University.

The Energy and Sustainability Team is composed of eight full-time members.


Senior Energy Manager Tom Bray
Senior Sustainability Manager New Appointment - to commence August 2024
Sustainability Manager (Energy and Infrastructure) Michael Corner
Sustainability Manager (Energy and Infrastructure) Michael Harkness
Sustainability Manager (Travel and Biodiversity) Yvonne Flynn
Sustainability Manager (Waste and Environmental Compliance) Darren Hatfield
Sustainability Coordinator (Staff) Jon-Paul Dunne
Sustainability Coordinator (Wider Student Experience) Kelly Brown

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Senior Sustainability Manager

The Senior Sustainability Manager will be responsible for developing and implementing our sustainability strategy, policies and action plans. They will work with the team to drive performance and identify ways to achieve our targets. 

Sustainability Coordinator (Wider Student Experience) - Kelly Brown

Kelly works with the college environment reps, student groups and the Durham Students’ Union to develop a community of passionate individuals who can help us promote sustainable living and development. Kelly also coordinates campaigns and events focused on each of our Greenspace Icons, using behaviour change principles to actively engage staff and students because together we can make an impact.