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Mr Adam van Winsum


Environmental and Sustainability Manager

Having joined Harper Adams in February 2020 as the Environment & Sustainability Manager (full time) within the University Secretary Office, my role is wide and varied.  Responsibilities include (but are not limited to) the following:

  • Developing strategies, policies and procedures for continual improvement in all areas of environmental performance and sustainable development
  • Conducting environmental audits and monitoring and reporting on environmental aspects including: waste management & recycling; sustainable travel and transport; sustainable procurement; carbon, energy and water management; sustainable construction & refurbishment; emissions & discharges and biodiversity, land and the University Farm
  • Raising environmental awareness through a range of promotional campaigns and events across the University community and external stakeholders
  • Full compliance with environmental legislation and other requirements

Prior to this role, I have 20 years’ experience in the HE sector having fulfilled similar sustainability roles at Bradford, Queen’s Belfast, Staffordshire and Northampton Universities.


Professional Memberships

Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment, Practitioner

Department: University Secretary's Office

Tel: 01952 815023

Twitter: @SustainableHAU

Office: M23 Main Building



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