Climate of Change Speaker Series
The Cabot Institute is pleased to be supporting the 'Climate of Change Speaker Series' organised by the student-led BUST (Bristol University Sustainability Team), which features some of the UK's leading environmental experts. Join us throughout early 2011 for a range of inspiring lectures and discussions. All are welcome to come along and learn more about different aspects of sustainability, from international politics to personal lifestyle changes.
All lectures begin at 6pm in Pugsley Lecture Theatre, Queen's Building and the programme of speakers is as follows:
27th January - Tony Juniper - Campaigner, Writer and Independent Sustainability Advisor
8th February - Peter Harper - Head of Research & Innovation at the Centre for Alternative Technology
22nd February - Dr Tim Chatterton - Senior Research Fellow, University of the West of England
9th March - Dr Paul Rainger - Head of Sustainable Bristol City-Region at Forum for the Future
17th March - Trevor Houghton - Rising Tide activist and independent researcher
24th March - Malcolm Shepherd - Chief Executive at Sustrans
Sustainable Transport in a Carbon Constrained World
Malcolm Shepherd is the Chief Executive of Sustrans, the charity behind the National Cycle Network, Safe Routes to Schools, TravelSmart, Bike It and other projects which encourage people to travel in ways that benefit their health and the environment. Malcolm's early career was in Industry where he held Finance Director and Commercial Director roles with several large companies. He has long experience in the Charity Sector as a volunteer, consultant and Trustee, and has worked in the sector for 15 years. He was a founding member of Saferworld, a Director of Friends of the Earth (15 years with 3 years as Chair), was on the Council of the National Trust and various other roles in the sector.