Wales

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. 
 

Meetings

Date

Location

Theme

Agenda/Minutes

29th January 2014

Cardiff Metropolitan University

 

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29th April 2014

Coleg Sir Gar

 

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15th October 2014

Coleg Gwent - How to get here

Annual General Meeting

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28th January 2015

Trinity St David (directions attached to agenda)

Sustainable Catering

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20th April 2015

Coleg Cambria

LED Lighting

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11th Nov 2015

Neath Port Talbot College

Annual General Meeting

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20th April 2016

Aberystwyth University

Big Green Do 

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7th March 2017

Virtual via Zoom

Annual General Meeting

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6th June 2017

Virtual via Zoom

Membership and Participation

View Notes here

13th Sept 2017

Cardiff University

Salix, Future Generations Wales Act

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24th Jan 2018

Swansea University

INSPIRE and Working Groups

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17th April 2018

Virtual via Zoom

Working Groups discussion

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23rd Oct 2018

UTWSD Lampeter

SDGs and WFGA

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4th April  2019

Virtual via Zoom

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