Get in Touch with our Sustainability Team

Our Sustainability Team act across the University and externally, to co-ordinate and lead our sustainability programme and deliver the commitments in the Sustainability Strategy 2021-2025. The department was established in 2011 and reports to the Vice Chancellor who holds executive responsibility for sustainability.

AreaEmail Address
Sustainability and Wellbeing
Biodiversity and Wildlife
Waste and Recycling


NameRole TitleEmail AddressArea
Teifion Maddocks Sustainability Manager  

Teifion manages the University’s Sustainability team, is a member of the University’s Corporate Responsibility Committee and Health and Wellbeing Board, providing professional and technical knowledge and experience to contribute to the successful delivery of the University’s sustainability and wellbeing agenda. Teifion oversees delivery of the Sustainability and Climate Emergency Strategy and associated OGSM, as well as managing external accreditations and actively working with external stakeholders to integrate sustainability across the region. Specific work areas also include sustainable procurement, technological innovation, engagement, carbon management and the climate emergency.

Victoria Lewis Environment Officer 

Victoria is responsible for improving sustainability practice and environmental management across the University and its core operations across our University campuses. Working as part of a team to maintain and deliver our ISO14001:2015 accreditation, Victoria is the key contact for the Faculty of Medicine, Health & Life Sciences, LEAF Labs and professional services. Victoria is also the lead officer for the sustainable lab programme, LEAF.

Emily Ingram Environment Officer

Emily is responsible for improving sustainability practice and environmental management across the University and its core operations across the University campuses. Working as part of a team to maintain and deliver our ISO14001:2015 accreditation, Emily is the key contact for the Faculty of Science & Engineering, Faculty of Humanities and Social Science and professional services.

Fiona Wheatley Waste and Recycling Officer

Fiona is our dedicated Waste & Recycling Officer who strategically oversees the University’s waste contract. She is responsible for ensuring legal compliance, providing waste management guidance, as well as driving improvements in reuse, recycling, and reducing waste production, whilst improving all aspects of waste management across all of our campuses.

Rhia Cullen Environment and Sustainability Assistant

Rhia is often the first point of contact in the sustainability team and assists in the co-ordination of key sustainability projects, programmes, and events across the University. Rhia is also responsible for many aspects of the waste management systems and processes across the whole University.

Jayne Cornelius Sustainable Travel Officer

Jayne is our expert Sustainable Travel Officer and works across the University and with external stakeholders to deliver the Sustainable Transport Strategy. Jayne also manages the transport contracts including our bus services, Santander bikes and Cycle to Work Scheme. Jayne also works with external organisations to integrate sustainable travel solutions across our City region.

Vacancy Sustainability Officer  

The postholder will lead on staff and student experience and engagement, including the staff engagement programme SWell, and will be the lead for sustainable behavioural change and communications across the University. The postholder will also lead on the student Sustainability Award, working with academic departments to enhance graduate prospects in sustainability, and will also support the implementation of ISO 14001:2015 with our Environment Officers.

Ben Sampson Biodiversity Officer

Ben is our expert Biodiversity Officer working across the University and beyond to improve our very own natural environment. Ben works towards the commitments of the Biodiversity Action Plan, engages with staff & students to promote biodiversity awareness and implement projects. Ben is also responsible for the management of Crymlyn Burrows SSSI.

John Llewellyn Energy and Carbon Manager

In his role as the University’s Carbon Manager, John is driving emissions reductions and energy efficiency through development and delivery of our Carbon Management Plan. Working at an operational level, John works across the whole University and with external stakeholders to reduce our water, energy and carbon.

Katie Horsburgh Sustainability & Environmental Assistant/ Change Agent  

Katie writes and co-ordinates content for our communication channels, as well as assisting with awareness campaigns. She provides support in delivering face-to-face events and activities for staff and students. Katie also works alongside the Environment officers to support the ISO:14001 Environmental Management System.

The Sustainability Team are supported to deliver the Sustainability Strategy through an annual budget derived of internal and external funding (e.g. University, HEFCW, Welsh Government & the third sector). The budget changes on an annual basis and is usually between £500k – £1m. In addition, since 2015 over £3m has been invested in carbon reduction projects including: Solar PV installation, Energy Efficiency projects and BMS infrastructure and software.