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Charlotte D

Sustainability Programme Officer
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Areas of sustainability I work in

  • Circular economy
  • Sustainable procurement
  • Climate change
  • Social impact
  • Waste and recycling

About me

Charlotte (she/her) is a Sustainability Programme Officer with over 6 years of direct experience in the sustainability industry, working across a broad portfolio. Passionate about creating positive change, she focuses on integrating sustainability principles and the circular economy within the University of Leeds. Her expertise spans climate change adaptation, programme management and research.

As a Practitioner Member of the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA), Charlotte brings a wealth of knowledge to her role. She began her journey studying Environmental Sustainability at her local college and then continued her educational pursuit at the University of Leeds, where she graduated with a degree BSc Sustainability and Environmental Management with a Year in Industry in 2018. During her studies, Charlotte served as a Student Sustainability Architect, and has since gone on to embed sustainability in organisations in the health sector and central government. She has written and executed strategies for climate change adaptation, collaborated with academic partners, and embedded sustainability in many organisations across various sectors.

Charlotte’s career trajectory has been diverse, spanning monitoring and compliance roles, staff engagement and culture change, digital sustainability, embedding sustainability, circular economy, emissions reporting as well as strategic national climate change adaptation programmes.

Beyond her profession, Charlotte is a keen gardener and volunteers at a supplementary school teaching English and Maths.