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If you wish to highlight concerns or opportunities for improvements (whether in relation to the website or to the way in which the University approaches environmental or sustainability issues), or if you have any interests in partnering with the University on environmental or sustainability projects please contact:


University of St Andrews
Woodburn Place
St Andrews
KY16 8LA


David Stutchfield

Sustainability Manager

I lead the development and implementation of sector leading strategies and initiatives, including delivery of the Sustainable Development objectives in the University’s strategic plan and Sustainable Development Policy 2012 to 2022; to promote sustainable development and provide expert advice and support to devolved units across the University; and lead the University’s engagement and influencing of external bodies, government and others on SD-related matters.

My role also includes utilities and carbon management across the University.  We have a utilities spend of £5m per year, and an invest-to-save fund of £1.7m which has initiated over 150 projects.  I run energy awareness campaigns, and act as an internal energy consultancy within the University - looking at new building sustainability design to BREEAM excellent / outstanding.

01334 463976

Photo of the Sustainability Officer(intern) for the academic year 2017/18.

Mariya Simeonova

Sustainability Officer (Intern)

Mariya works on outreach to staff, students and University initiatives like Transition, managing communications such as Facebook, Twitter, and the Environmental News blog, exciting projects from cycle infrastructure to our Environmental Facilitators training programme for staff. CG1090 (PDF, 448 KB)

01334 467406

 Amanda Cook

Amanda Cook

BEMS Engineer

Her responsibilities are to ensure that the heating, domestic hot water and air handling units throughout the whole university are operating as efficiently as possible by optimising the BEMS system to its full potential.

01334 463965


Environment Officer

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Energy Manager

Currently Vacant


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