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Durham University


Energy and Sustainability Team

Senior Energy & Sustainability Manager - vacant

The Senior Energy and Sustainability Manager will be responsible for implementing and monitoring energy and sustainability strategies and policies to promote sustainable development; ensuring the University complies with relevant legislation relating to energy, carbon management and sustainability.

Sustainability Managers (Energy and Infrastructure) - Michael Harkness and Mick Corner

Michael and Mick are accredited as Low Carbon Energy Assessors, which involves producing Display Energy Certificates and carrying out energy audits for Durham University. They manage utility supplies, identifying energy savings and monitoring carbon emissions. They also managing a growing portfolio of sub-metering to provide more accurate monitoring and targeting of energy & water use in our buildings.

Mr Michael Corner, Tel: 0191 33 46018

Mr Michael Harkness, Tel: 0191 33 46276

Sustainability Manager (Travel and Biodiversity) - Yvonne Flynn

Yvonne oversees the implementation of the University's Sustainable Travel Plan and assists with other key sustainability initiatives across the University including the promotion of Biodiversity. She also leads on car parking for the University.

Ms Yvonne Flynn, Tel: 0191 33 42196

Sustainability Manager (Waste and Environment Compliance) - Simon Park

Simon is responsible for developing and implementing the University’s Waste policy and procedures and ensuring environmental compliance with statutory and regulatory legislation.

Mr Simon Park, Tel: 0191 33 46233

Sustainability Coordinator (Wider Student Experience) - Ninette Harris

Ninette works closely with Student Environment Reps, Colleges and student groups to encourage and support all Durham students to live more sustainably.

Miss Ninette Harris, Tel: 0191 33 42648

Other Environmental Staff within the University

Principal of Van Mildert College and Professor of Palaeontology - David Harper

Chair of the Environmental Sustainability Strategic Planning Group from Academic Year 2018/19.

Tel: 0191 33 47143

Executive Director of Durham Energy Institute (DEI) and Dong/Ikon Chair in Geoenergy, Carbon Capture & Storage - Jon Gluyas

Chair of the Carbon Management Team from Academic Year 2018/19.

Tel: 0191 33 42302