Sustainability staff at ARU

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Professor Aled Jones

Director, Global Sustainability Institute
Aled is Director of the Global Sustainability Institute. His research focuses on risks and opportunities in finance and governments from global resource trends such as food, energy and water.

Dr Alison Greig

Director of Education for Sustainability
Alison leads the Education for Sustainability (EfS) research theme at the Global Sustainability Insititute. She is also Course Leader for our MSc Sustainability.

Victoria Tait

Education for Sustainability Coordinator
Victoria's role is to ensure that sustainability is an integral part of both staff and students’ experiences and learning whilst at our University. Victoria works with staff to explore how sustainability links to the curriculum, and supports individual staff members to carry out a funded learning project on a sustainability themed topic of their choice.

Simon Chubb

Environmental Manager
Simon is responsible for leading on all environmental work across our Cambridge, Chelmsford and Peterborough campuses. Email:

Canon Nigel Cooper

University Chaplian
Nigel joined the Global Sustainability Institute as a Visiting Fellow in 2014. He has been the University Chaplain for Anglia Ruskin University in Cambridge since 2005, a post he still holds. He was rector of Rivenhall and Silver End, Essex, for many years before that, and a visiting fellow at Essex University. Nigel is an Honorary Canon of Ely Cathedral.

Laura Douds

Students' Union President
Laura is President of ARU Students’ Union and provides support on engaging students in sustainability initiatives.

Linda Collett

Office Co-ordinator, Students' Union
Linda works on student engagement around sustainability in ARU Students’ Union. She leads on the University’s Green Impact submission and successfully supported us to attain a Gold award in 2016.