Find out more about the sustainability staff at Kingston University:
William joined Kingston University in 2016 and helps support the Energy Manager in ensuring that the University meets its ambitious 2020 CO2 reduction and reducing water use and promoting water efficiency. His role encompasses includes scoping, developing and delivering low-to-zero carbon projects, statutory compliance, communication, data analysis and reporting.
Before Kingston University, William interned at Derby City Council in the Environment and Planning department, where he focused on the low carbon sector of the Local Enterprise Partnership between Derby and Nottingham (D2N2). Here William provided advice and expertise to SMEs looking to invest in low carbon building technologies and helped to develop the ‘low carbon hub' which coordinated the diverse range of low carbon businesses in the D2N2 area.
William has a degree in Environmental Science from the University of Nottingham and a Level one Energy Managers Qualification from the Energy Institute.
Sivakhami Sivanesan joined Kingston University's in April 2014. As the biodiversity and landscape manager, she leads work to implement Kingston University's Biodiversity Policy and Biodiversity Action Plan (KUBAP) which lay out the University's aims and commitments for local biodiversity. Sivi has more than 15 years experience working and volunteering in the wildlife and conservation sector. She particularly enjoys working with the students, staff and the local community to maintain and increase the biodiversity at the University and beyond.