From globally renowned speakers and a Professor of Sustainability Leadership who is also a ‘Young Global Leader’ as a founder… to students who come from more than 130 countries around the world, IFLAS is making a name for itself.
The IFLAS Team
The small core team has a wealth of experience gained over many years working in the field in numerous sectors and parts of the world. This team is supported by many other people, both inside and outside the university – see below for more details on the team and some of the people we work most closely with. Details on the wider support network can be found here.
Advisory Board members
The Advisory Board provides ideas and connections for our staff, to help them pursue our Vision, Mission and Aims. Meeting once a year, it includes people from a variety of sectors and locations.
We are grateful to the following for agreeing to serve on the Advisory Board during 2014-2016:
Professor Liz Beaty
Emeritus Professor with the University of Cumbria, Liz was, until recently, Pro Vice-Chancellor. She is co-chair of the IFLAS Advisory Board.
Dr Anthony Miller
Anthony, who joins Liz Beaty as co-chair, is Economic Affairs Officer at the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development and co-founder of the Sustainable Stock Exchanges Initiative. Dr Miller lectured at IFLAS in 2013.
Dr Pete Boyd
Pete is a reader in Professional Learning at the University of Cumbria and guides the faculty’s research activity.
The founder, CEO & Senior Managing Partner of Media Investment Group, Richard is the former head of International Business Development and Strategy at Facebook.
Mark is Chief Executive of the Globally Responsible Leadership Initiative, an AACSB and EFMD strategic partnership established with the support of the United Nations Global Compact.
Dr Michael Edwards
Michael is editor of Transformation, part of www.OpenDemocracy.net and formerly head of civil society programmes at the Ford Foundation.
Ed is the co-founder of Futerra sustainability communications. He spoke at the launch of IFLAS at the Royal Geographical Society.
Tony is Head of Finance and Business at the New Economics Foundation and the Treasurer of Transition Towns. He collaborates with IFLAS on short courses in complementary currencies.
Adam is a consultant with the Boston Consulting Group, co-founder of Student Hubs, and curator of the World Economic Forum (WEF) Global Shapers Hub in London. He attended the launch of IFLAS at the RGS.
Kate is the University of Cumbria’s Director of Finance with additional responsibility for planning.
Richard is a Senior Consultant with Impact International. He is a visiting lecturer on programmes run at the University’s campus in the Lake District.
Lucie is a partnership builder and former Vice-President for National Geographic's Explorer Programs team, working with adventurers, scientists and storytellers to engage people in global solutions projects.
Jonathan is co-founder and Board Member of Impact Hubs. Jonathan lectured at IFLAS in 2013.
Dr Kaz Stuart
Kaz is Head of Research and Evaluation at the Brathay Trust.
Ariane is head of strategic developments on Environment, Health and Safety for the L'Oréal Group.
A Senior Advisor at the Lake District National Park, associate of the think-tank Green Alliance and former vice-chair of the Sustainable Development Commission, Rebecca acted as external validation expert for new IFLAS programmes.
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