Environment and Sustainability Instructor
The world of sustainability can be confusing and expensive. Harry James believes that it doesn't need to be. The sustainability field is full of technical jargon and eye-watering costs for training. In order to solve the climate crisis, Harry believes that sustainability training should be clear and practical. He is on a mission to empower organisations and individuals around the world to implement sustainability within their day-to-day life, with practical and clear guidance.
Harry James has 5 years experience as an environment and sustainability advisor to the UK construction industry. During these years Harry has advised organisations in Newcastle, Manchester and London, working on some of the largest infrastructure projects in Europe. In his current role as Principal Sustainability Manager for a global consultancy firm, he leads a team of Senior Sustainability Managers in developing and delivering the organisation's sustainability strategy.
In recognition of his contributions to sustainability, Harry's work has been nominated for numerous awards throughout his career, including British Construction Industry Awards' Environment and Sustainability Initiative of the Year, the Techfest Awards' Low Carbon Initiative of the Year and CN Awards' Best Use of Technology.
Harry's articles on biodiversity and sustainability have been featured in the Construction Industry News Magazine and one of his low-carbon innovation projects has been featured in one of the UK's most prestigious newspapers, The Times. Harry's academic paper on low-carbon flywheel energy storage technology has been published in the peer-reviewed journal of the Institution of Civil Engineers.
Harry graduated from Newcastle University with the top grade, a Distinction, in Sustainable Chemical Engineering Masters Degree, where he was awarded with the Top Project Prize for his Masters Dissertation Project that developed the Science Based Targets for a regional construction company.