• Kat Thorne
  • Director of Sustainability 
  • Kat manages the entire sustainability operation at King’s, and has worked hard to assemble the team below. She held the same position at the University of Greenwich until 2013, helping the university achieve first place in People & Planet’s Green League.
  • Nicola Hogan
  • Sustainability Manager (Operations)
  • Nicola’s main responsibility is ensuring King’s continues to be accredited with ISO14001, but she is also involved in the many and varied aspects of environmental operations at King’s. Prior to joining the team, Nicola worked at Goldsmiths, University of London, the EAUC and the University of Limerick – improving the environmental performance of each of these institutions.
  • Julie Allen
  • Energy Manager 
  • Julie manages King’s energy, which includes both paying the bills to keep the lights on and encouraging staff and students to turn them back off again. She is continually searching for energy saving opportunities to reduce King’s emissions and overall environmental impact.
  • Vacant
  • Energy Management Coordinator
  • Josh Pullen
  • Waste to Resource Project Coordinator
  • Josh is managing the Waste to Resources project which aims to increase the university’s non hazardous waste recycling rate to 70%, and increase reuse in bulky waste such as furniture.
    Josh worked in the Strand campus operations team here at King’s before.
  • Maria Rabanser
  • Sustainability Officer
  • Maria works on sustainability data and reporting, as well as projects around biodiversity and Fairtrade. She graduated from the Department of Geography at King’s in 2015, and completed an MSc at LSE before joining the  Sustainability Team in September 2016.
  • Ali Hepple
  • Sustainability Officer (Engagement)

Environmental Sustainability is part of the definition of “Serve” within the Service Strategy, and therefore the Sustainability team works closely with the Service team. You can read about the Service Strategy, led by Professor Jonathan Grant, Vice-President/Vice-Principal (Service), here, and follow the Service team on Twitter.