Meet the team

Meet the team that drive the sustainability initiatives here at Winchester. 

Professor Neil Marriott

Deputy Vice-Chancellor

Neil is the member of the Senior Management Team with responsibility for Environment within the University. In his prior role as Dean of the Winchester Business School Neil was responsible for initiating the Principles of Responsible Management Education (PRME) at Winchester.


Mat Jane

Head of Energy and Environment

Mat is responsible for managing the University's environmental impacts and all aspects of sustainability within the institution. This encompasses carbon reduction, energy (reduction and procurement), waste management, water and resource efficiency, sustainable buildings and travel and transport. Mat has an MSc in Sustainable Business. Mat's role is full-time.



Liz Harris

Environment Officer

Liz is responsible for student and staff engagement in green initiatives, including sustainable travel, recycling and waste, energy-saving and campus biodiversity. She coordinates Go Green Week, Winchester's Student Switch Off and staff engagement programmes and is responsible for the management of the University Travel Plan and Biodiversity Action Plan. Liz's role is full-time.



Adam Boulton

Energy and Estates Technician

Adam is responsible for managing the University Energy Management System, running the university utility contracts, tenant billing, energy management and the installation of new energy meters across the campus. He is currently training to be a qualified Display Energy Certificate assessor. Adam is full-time and works 50% of the time for the Sustainability Team and 50% of the time for Projects Team as the Estates Technician.



Anthony Courtney

Energy & Environment Intern

Each year we host a Graduate Intern, dedicated to supporting the Environmental Projects Assistant on student and staff engagement initiatives. The post is open to to all students graduating from the University in the previous academic year. It pays the Living Wage and is full-time. Our Graduate Intern for 2017/18 is Anthony Courtney.



Professor Carole Parkes

Carole is Professor of Management - Global Issues and Responsible Management at Winchester University Business School (a PRME Champion School) and has both a business and academic background. In addition to being Chair of the PRME Regional Chapter UK & Ireland, Carole is a member the PRME Advisory Group, an editor of publications for the Fighting Poverty as a Challenge for Management Education PRME Working Group, Chair of the UK Sustainability Literacy Test Group and in 2015, a 'Researcher in Residence' at PRME in New York. Carole is also an Inaugural Fellow of the EAUC.


Quinn Runkle

NUS Education for Sustainable Development Programme Manager

Quinn is on a part-time secondment, two days per week, to the University of Winchester. She is supporting the university and students' union in their efforts to embed sustainability throughout the formal and informal curricula, through implementation of the NUS' Responsible Futures programme. Quinn joins us from the National Union of Students where she is the Education for Sustainable Development Programme Manager. Quinn's background is in sustainability and staff/student engagement and she has worked at the University of Bristol Students' Union and the University of British Columbia (UBC) in Vancouver, Canada.


Sophie Canning

Student Union Ethical and Environment Officer

The Ethical and Environment Officer leads on environmental initiatives and student engagement for the Student Union. This part-time position is held by a current Winchester student and the officer for 2017/18 is Sophie Canning, a third-year law undergraduate.