I have over 20 years’ experience of the culture of academic research. I do organisational leadership, project management and delivery, financial control and planning, human resources, strategy development and delivery, and problem-solving. I also make the coffee.
Strategic Manager – A leader of operations, budgets, personnel, project & risk management. Founder of ClimateUEA, copied across all of UEA’s intellectual pillars.
Science communicator – pioneer applying the science of climate change communication
Impact achiever – REF2014 rates Tyndall Centre partners as leaders in UK Impact
Policy engager – science communication on projects for UK Gov IPCC, EU, UNFCCC, Local Authorities
Capacity-builder – science communication training for EU projects and GCRF-funded projects, EU expert
Digital deliverer – Tyndall online climate voice equivalent to UK Met Office, NASA
Policy dialoguer – UNFCCC observer since 2000, EU, UK, UN
Public participator – Art-Climate exhibition 2016, RHS Chelsea Flower Show Medal 2008
Non-academic – though long ago contributed to 11 papers about the field experiments that underpin biodiversity and ecosystem services
Fundraiser – I bring research and consultancy income and engage with charities, philanthropists and other funders