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Since taking up his position at University College London in 2011, Richard Jackson has been leading the development and implementation of UCLs environmental sustainability strategy. Currently creating the new ES team at the University, Jackson is putting focus on developing the University’s strategy and taking forward some immediate projects.
From 2005 – 2011, Jackson was Head of Sustainability for the Olympic Delivery Authority (ODA) and led the team responsible for delivering the ODAs Environment & Sustainability objectives as well as coordinating the Olympic Park Environmental Impact Assessment, developing the ODAs Sustainable Development Strategy, establishing the ODAs management system for implementing the targets and objectives and coordinating the ODAs engagement with environmental NGOs.
From 2002-2005, Jackson worked as Sustainability Strategy Manager for the London Development Agency and helped established a programme of public sector projects aimed at developing London’s green business sector (including the Energy Action Areas; Climate Change Agency, Environmental Technology Research Centre for London). He led the initial work on the Sustainability Strategy for the Olympic Park masterplan including the LDAs sustainable construction programme and had responsibility for coordinating LDA input into the Mayor’s Environment Strategies.Return to VERGE London