Welcome from the Wales Branch Chair

Tom Yearley B.Sc (Hons), C.Env, MIEMA
Tom is an experienced sustainability leader with a proven track record of driving environmental, social and economic change. Currently Head of the University of Wales Trinity St David Sustainability Delivery Team, Tom is also the chair of the Welsh Branch of the Environmental Association of Universities and Colleges. He has worked in the higher education sector since 2007, including the University of Reading and King’s College London.
Tom has a passion for the environment, in particular carbon management and behavioural change. During 2014, he won an Observer Ethical Award for reducing energy use in the home. This revolved around developing and communicating energy efficiency measures in a domestic setting using social media. He has also been involved in academic projects, including publications in Intelligent Buildings International, Process Safety and Environmental Protection and Association of Researchers in Construction Management.
Since working at UWTSD, he continues to identify opportunities to reduce the organisations carbon footprint and improve the environmental impact. Over the past two years, his team has won an EAUC Green Gown Award and been nominated for two further awards. He aims to drive forward innovation in the sector by maximising the effect of the new Welsh legal framework of the Well-being of Future Generations (Wales) Act, Environment (Wales) Act and Planning (Wales) Act. 






29 January 2014

Cardiff Metropolitan University


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29 April 2014

Coleg Sir Gar


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15 October 2014

Coleg Gwent - How to get here

Annual General Meeting

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28 January 2015

Trinity St David (directions attached to agenda)

Sustainable Catering

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20 April 2015

Coleg Cambria

LED Lighting

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11 November 2015

Neath Port Talbot College

Annual General Meeting

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20 April 2016

Aberystwyth University


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7 March 2017

Virtual - conference call

Annual General Meeting

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6 June 2017

Virtual - conference call


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13 Sept 2017

Cardiff University

Salix, Future Generations Wales Act

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24 Jan 2018

Swansea University


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17 April 2018

Virtual via Zoom


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23 Oct 2018

UTWSD Lampeter


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Regional contact:

EAUC Wales Branch Chair 

Tom Yearley
Head of Sustainability Delivery Team
University of Wales Trinity St David

EAUC Wales Secretary  

Mark Durdin
Maintenance Officer (Energy & Sustainability)
Cardiff University


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