Michael Howroyd

Sustainability Projects Officer 

Email: m.a.howroyd@leeds.ac.uk

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About me?

Michael is responsible for operating the University’s Environmental Management System (EMS), ensuring that the ISO14001 certification is maintained. This includes the management of an internal audit programme and training delivery. He has also developed and implemented sector-leading programmes including the Reuse@Leeds scheme and waste programmes and is also a founder of and deputy project lead on the Yorkshire Circular Lab.

Michael also leads on the delivery of the University’s biodiversity programme and is the chair of the Environmental Association of Universities and Colleges (EAUC) Biodiversity Community of Practice.

Alongside this work, Michael manages the delivery of our bespoke internal behavioural change programme, Blueprint.

Before joining the team, Michael worked in a variety of related disciplines including farming, landscaping, forestry, academic research and practical conservation and events management with Cheshire West and Chester Council. He is an alumnus of Mid Cheshire College, Reaseheath College of Agriculture (Wildlife, Game and Rural Leisure Management) and Sheffield Hallam University (BSc Environmental Conservation).