As former Group Head of Sustainability for one of the world’s largest technology companies, Colin spent years helping business leaders understand the importance of balancing people, planet, and profit. Prior to this, his career spanned a diverse range of roles including marketing, HR, business development, and technology.
Colin is passionate about the UN Sustainable Development Goals and the vital role of businesses to help achieve the goals . He’s a straight-talking Lancastrian who prides himself on his ability to keep things simple and honest – this can get him into trouble!
Support the Goals Manager
For many years, Philippa has been keen to make a difference both socially and environmentally. Having worked as a corporate writer and editor for a global company, Philippa now tells the stories of the great things businesses are doing on their journey to support the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
Her hobbies include her horse, growing fruit and vegetables, learning French, and a variety of crafts.
Oliver has advised leading businesses on sustainability strategy, reporting, and sustainable procurement, particularly in support of the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
He also teaches and publishes research that explores contemporary issues in Social and Environmental Accounting and Reporting. In his spare time, Oliver enjoys being outdoors and training at the gym.
Writing is a passion for Rhianon and she loves bringing the success stories of sustainably-minded business to life. Rhianon is a third-year student at Lancaster University where she is studying Politics and International Relations.
Her hobbies include photography, netball, and travelling.
Associate Video Editor
Following a one-year placement in Oxford with a multi-channel, video publishing network for clean tech, conservation, and sustainability stories, Caleb has developed skills in media, and shooting and editing social media videos.
Caleb is a third-year student at Surrey University where he is studying English and Politics. His hobbies include playing his basses, guitars, and keyboard, and gaming.
Seeking out new opportunities and helping create a better, more sustainable world are at the heart of Kate’s work interests. Kate is a second-year student at Lancaster University where she is studying International Relations.
Her hobbies include playing the guitar, netball, and learning Arabic.
Keen to learn about the steps needed to create a more sustainable world, Orla is interested in the role of businesses to ensure this is achieved. Orla recently graduated from Lancaster University where she studied Economics and Politics, and is now studying for a masters degree in Conflict Resolution and Peace.
Her hobbies include swimming and playing the guitar.
A desire to focus on how businesses operate and corporate responsibility has developed from Lucy’s recent work experience placement. Lucy is a third-year student at Lancaster University where she is studying Law.
Her hobbies include her dogs and reading suspense novels.
Associate Graphic Designer
Alexander has been in the design industry for over 15 years. He loves making brands look the part. With a no nonsense approach to getting the most out of branding, he has a knack of bringing brands to life. With an impressive design history including work for the BBC, he is a valued member of the TBL Services Team.
In his spare time Alexander enjoys the outdoors with his dog Bert.