Who We Are: Our Story

Greener Edge Ltd was set up by Energy and Sustainability Consultant Stu Meades in 2018 to provide energy and sustainability solutions within the public sector and corporate environment.

Meet Stu Meades

Stu is the Managing Director of Greener Edge. Stu is an enormously passionate individual who has an infectious enthusiasm for environmentalism, sustainability and decarbonisation. His passion was formed at an early age through hillwalking, mountaineering and rock climbing and was cemented when he spent time working as an emergency response logistician on humanitarian response programs throughout Africa, Eastern Europe and in Pakistan.

Stu spent 10 years working within the corporate environment as an energy and sustainability manager, embedding sustainability into all aspects of operations and changing perceptions of environmental responsibility. He was responsible for a portfolio of 50 retail and leisure assets across the UK, keeping the entire portfolio abreast of current legislation as well as implementation of the ISO:50001 management system across all sites.

Stu spent 2 years working for the NHS, responsible for providing sustainability leadership to an acute Trust, including the development of Green Plans and strategies for heat decarbonisation.

In 2018 Stu and his family moved from Kent to Eryri, the beautiful Snowdonia National Park in North Wales. He did this to allow his children to grow up surrounded by nature and to learn, as youngsters, the importance of protecting and preserving our environment.

In his spare time Stu is an active member of the Aberglaslyn Mountain Rescue Team, is learning the Welsh language and is a keen climber, runner and member of the local community.

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Stu worked as a humanitarian aid worker for 7 years, in the Balkans, Africa and Asia

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Stu worked for 10 years in the corporate sector as an energy manager responsible for 50 UK retail and leisure assets

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He spent 2 years working for the NHS as an Energy and Sustainability Manager

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Stu moved to North Wales so his children could grow up surrounded by nature

Who We Are

Meet The Team

The business uses a highly-qualified team of associates to implement and deliver on projects. Stu is the link between the client and the technical associates to make sure that the best solution is identified and delivered.

Jacob Fielder

MEng MIET

Carbon Assessor

Jacob provides the technical edge to many of the projects within Greener Edge. He has a professional background as a Cyber Security analyst and having penned dissertations during his MEng on General Engineering, exploring; wheelchair design, biotechnology, robotics, and machine learning – with an overarching theme of implementing automated models fed by large data sets.
Jacob uses these skills to develop innovative and novel solutions that allow the company to operate more efficiently and provide the customer with greater understanding and transparency of each part of their Carbon footprint.

Will Miller

MSc

Senior Carbon Assessor

Will has a background in geosciences and has worked on many large-scale renewable energy infrastructure projects.  Looking for a change of career into the environmental and sustainability sector he hopes to use his track record of data analysis and site surveying to help clients to a more sustainable future. Will is passionate about energy efficiency and is currently working towards his IEMA Certificate in Environmental Management.

Lucy Coombs

Msc

Carbon Assessor

Lucy has a wide understanding of the challenges of global change and the practical dimensions of sustainability having read BSc Biological Sciences and MSc Sustainability Planning and Environmental Policy at Cardiff University. Before joining Greener Edge, Lucy delivered sustainability assessments across the construction industry, providing guidance to public and private sector clients aspiring for decarbonisation through design and construction. Lucy provides bespoke carbon saving strategies for our clients and is passionate for a net zero future.

Stu Meades

MBA CEnv MIEMA EnvDipNEBOSH CEM AssocMCIWM

Managing Director, Greener Edge.

Managing Director Stu is a Chartered Environmentalist, a Certified Energy Manager, a full member of IEMA and an associate member of CIWM. He has extensive experience of energy and environmental management within commercial and healthcare settings and has delivered on projects aimed at carbon reduction, environmental protection and enhancement, waste management and resource efficiency.

Nicola Meades

Office Manager

Nicola has a healthcare background, having worked as a nurse for 30 years both in the NHS and overseas as a humanitarian aid worker. Nicola manages the office and keeps the administration side fully functioning. Jasper, the black Labrador, is always keen to help as well, provided he is paid in biscuits!

Sara Dusza

Lead Data Analyst

PGDip BSc

Inigo Atkin

BA

Business Development Officer

Inigo works for Greener Edge on various aspects of public procurement and project management. Previously, he has worked for major carbon accounting organisations like CDP and the SBTi, as a researcher to a Member of Parliament, and as a Campaigns Manager for a conservation charity. Outside of environmental work, he is an active outdoor writer and journalist.

 

Zedekaii Oliver-Jones

MMath, DEA AssocEMA

Senior Carbon Assessor

As the senior Data Analyst for Greener Edge, Zed is responsible for calculating and reporting the carbon footprints for businesses ranging from ice cream manufacturers to chartered accountants. This includes undertaking site energy audits, where he outlines the opportunities to optimise the energy efficiencies within the business and reviews the overall carbon footprint, to developing bespoke carbon saving measures.

Sirina Blankson

MSc PIEMA

Associate Sustainability Consultant

As a senior Sustainability and Environment professional in the UK, Sirina is currently tasked with leading the Sustainability agenda across a large group of public sector organisation. Sirina leads on various thematic areas including Net Zero sustainability strategy and policy implementation, sustainable travel, staff engagement and behaviour change training as well as waste and resources management.
Sirina has over 15 years’ experience of working on carbon reduction across both the private and public sector and is passionate about reducing health and social inequalities.

Eben Muse

MPhys

Academic Researcher

Eben has an academic background in solar energy research, but now spends his time working in sustainability, policy, and campaign work, as well as writing. In his spare time he loves getting out into nature. He splits his work time between working on environmental issues for the British Mountaineering Council, for climate charity Climate Cymru, and for Greener Edge.

Who We Are

Meet The Team

The business uses a highly-qualified team of associates to implement and deliver on projects. Stu is the link between the client and the technical associates to make sure that the best solution is identified and delivered.

Stu Meades

MBA CEnv MIEMA EnvDipNEBOSH CEM AssocMCIWM

Managing Director, Greener Edge.

Managing Director Stu is a Chartered Environmentalist, a Certified Energy Manager, a full member of IEMA and an associate member of CIWM. He has extensive experience of energy and environmental management within commercial and healthcare settings and has delivered on projects aimed at carbon reduction, environmental protection and enhancement, waste management and resource efficiency.

Zedekaii Oliver-Jones

MMath, DEA AssocEMA

Senior Data Analyst

As the senior Data Analyst for Greener Edge, Zed is responsible for calculating and reporting the carbon footprints for businesses ranging from ice cream manufacturers to chartered accountants. This includes undertaking site energy audits, where he outlines the opportunities to optimise the energy efficiencies within the business and reviews the overall carbon footprint, to developing bespoke carbon saving measures.

Jacob Fielder

MEng

Sustainability Analyst

Jacob is responsible for combing through the data provided to Greener Edge by clients and comparing this against government and industry standards to paint the most accurate picture of their carbon footprint. This is used to produce the statistics and graphs in the reports that allow Greener Edge to begin developing strategies to cut emissions.

Phil Bolton

BSc (Hons) MCIEEM, MACMA

Ecologist

Phil provides practical estate management and oversees the ‘environmental asset’ for clients. He is the managing director of Wildthing Wildlife Consultants Limited, a business that supports a greener construction industry. Phil has extensive practical experience of countryside management issues and wildlife surveying and management spanning more than 40 years.

Dr Dan Wright

BSc (Hons) MSc MRes AIEMA

Associate Sustainability Consultant

Dan has extensive experience in data analysis, research, deployment of innovation and stakeholder engagement with a career that spans the charity, academic, technology and healthcare sectors. Dan is passionate about streamlining processes, research-led solutions and technological innovation.

Rhys Harris

Rhys is originally from Swansea and currently studying for a Mechanical Engineering degree at Cardiff University.
His interest in carbon reduction, and eventually neutrality, has led him to join the Greener Edge team, where this dream is shared by all.

He is looking forward to helping Greener Edge achieve its goal, one client at a time!

Eben Muse

Academic Researcher

Eben has an academic background in solar energy research, but now spends his time working in sustainability, policy, and campaign work, as well as writing. In his spare time he loves getting out into nature. He splits his work time between working on environmental issues for the British Mountaineering Council, for climate charity Climate Cymru, and for Greener Edge.

Sam McMordie

Data Analyst

Sam is a Data Analyst at Greener Edge, with experience as an Analyst at a Health Economics Consultancy and most recently as a Senior Associate at a Wealth Management firm. Sam has applied evidence-based research and modelling skills in his previous role as an Analyst, where he co-authored publications that were published in academic journals.

Sirina Blankson

Associate Sustainability Consultant

As a senior Sustainability and Environment professional in the UK, Sirina is currently tasked with leading the Sustainability agenda across a large group of public sector organisation. Sirina leads on various thematic areas including Net Zero sustainability strategy and policy implementation, sustainable travel, staff engagement and behaviour change training as well as waste and resources management.
Sirina has over 15 years’ experience of working on carbon reduction across both the private and public sector and is passionate about reducing health and social inequalities.

Will Miller

MSc

Will has a background in geosciences and has worked on many large-scale renewable energy infrastructure projects.  Looking for a change of career into the environmental and sustainability sector he hopes to use his track record of data analysis and site surveying to help clients to a more sustainable future. Will is passionate about energy efficiency and is currently working towards his IEMA Certificate in Environmental Management.

Nicola Meades

Office Manager

Nicola has a healthcare background, having worked as a nurse for 30 years both in the NHS and overseas as a humanitarian aid worker. Nicola manages the office and keeps the administration side fully functioning. Jasper, the black Labrador, is always keen to help as well, provided he is paid in biscuits!