Senior Climate & Environment Policy Advisor
Fergus McReynolds is a Senior Climate & Environment Policy Advisor for EEF and has worked in climate and environment policy for a number of years.
He graduated from the University of Warwick with a Masters in Chemistry in 2004 and has previously worked in the food industry. He has managed sector Climate Change Agreements and was instrumental in the setting up of the environmental target setting project, the Dairy Roadmap in the UK. He has sat on various Government and industry advisory panels in the UK and abroad.
Fergus leads for EEF on issues related to Emissions Trading, Climate Change Agreements, and industrial regulation. He is also currently developing EEF’s recommendations for Government on growing a green economy.
Sustainability and Renewable Resource Director
May Gurney Integrated Services Plc.
In 2011 Jonathan joined May Gurney Integrated Services plc as their Sustainability and Renewable Resources Director, with a remit to integrating the sustainability elements of their environmental management, business improvement and business strategy processes.
With a degree in materials science, Jonathan started his career with the United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority at Harwell Laboratory in 1987 and spent 11 years in the engineering and manufacturing of ceramics and composites for aerospace and electronics applications.
Immediately prior to joining May Gurney he was Head of Carbon Management for Serco Defence, Science and Nuclear Division and developed the Serco Group strategy for compliance with the CRC-EE Scheme and closely involved with Carbon Disclosure Project reporting. During his time with Serco he was also Sustainability Manager for Serco Civil Government Division and in 2010 acted as sustainability manager to the MetOne consortium for the Sydney Metro project.
Stephen Smith - Achilles
Stephen is an environmental professional with over 20 years of environmental experience across a variety of roles, sectors, countries and regions.
Stephen’s environmental knowledge and experience covers a number of areas and includes carbon, sustainability, legal compliance, energy, environmental improvement and reduction, environmental management systems (Lead Auditor LRQA), CSR, liability management and M&A activity.
Stephen has applied carbon footprinting in a large scale multinational (Nortel Networks in EMEA) and currently verifies organisational carbon footprints against the international ISO standard, ISO 14064, for Achilles.
Glenn Cargill - Achilles
Glenn is Principle Verifier with Achilles for the carbonReduction programme. As Principle Verifier, he is responsible for the verification planning and auditing of companies as well as helping to ensure the scheme is harmonised with the requirements of the Carbon Reduction Commitment.
He graduated from the University of York with a Bsc in Chemistry. Prior to working for Achilles, Glenn gained extensive experience within the European Emissions Trading Scheme and Climate Change Agreements, where he was responsible for the verification of over 500MtCO2 in the UK. He has also worked as a technical expert in the USA, Japan and Korea on various carbon reduction schemes.
Joanna Santander - Achilles
Joanna is Business Development Manager for Achilles' Carbon Reduction Programme and CEMARS certification. She has gained extensive knowledge of the carbon measurement and management challenges faced by public and private sector organisations and the key part external verification can play to support carbon management strategies.
Joanna has also been closely engaged with the UK Utilities and Construction sectors to support their efforts to manage emissions from the upstream supply chain.