Alex Green BSc, MPhil, AIEMA
Alex is a professional with a broad knowledge of sustainability gained in government and consultancy roles. She specialises in environmental management, legislative compliance, carbon footprinting, cost-benefit analysis and resource efficiency. Alex has the ability to apply her knowledge holistically to new schemes and projects. With proven experience in many research areas, she can critically assess guidance and proposals for new projects. Through the use of gap analysis and thorough research methodologies, Alex has demonstrated that she adds great value to projects that she works on.
Alex is currently working as a freelance sustainability consultant in Kent, working mainly for Kent County Council on a European Funded sustainable business project as well as various other freelance consulting roles. As part of the role at KCC, she is working with the NHS in Kent and Medway, as well as being lead judge for the ‘Commitment to the Environment’ category for the Keiba Awards.
Alex started her career as a sustainability consultant in Cape Town, South Africa. She advised businesses on environmental management and resource efficiency including, environmental protection work for the Cape Town Film Office. She developed energy efficiency reports and delivered sustainability workshops for Woolworths, South Africa. After moving back to the UK in 2003, Alex worked as a Regulatory Officer for the Environment Agency in Kent. In this role, she developed an in-depth knowledge of environmental legislation, specifically in regards to waste licensing and regulation.
From 2006 until 2010, Alex was the Sustainable Business Programme Manager for a Kent County Council and Environment Agency partnership known as the Kent Sustainable Business Partnership (KSBP). In this role, she helped businesses in Kent to reduce their impact on the environment, save money and improve their compliance. She ran the Environment Awards for Kent Business for 6 years, developed and successfully obtained European and National funding for sustainable business projects, and provided support and guidance for Kent Police and Kent Fire and Rescue.