Andrew Arnott

Climate Strategy and Sustainability Analyst

Background

Currently in the role of Climate Strategy and Sustainability Analyst.

Andrew was our Projects Coordinator for the University’s laboratories, working since 2015 to make them more sustainable by increasing energy efficiency, reducing waste and improving the design of lab buildings. He now over sees the sustainable labs programme while also working on strategies, policies and large-scale practices to decarbonise the University and have a positive impact on biodiversity and ecosystems locally and globally.

Andrew graduated from University of Aberdeen in 2006 and took up an environmental management role in an engineering firm. Moving to Edinburgh at the end of 2007 he took up a role providing energy efficiency and renewable energy advice to businesses on behalf of the Energy Saving Trust. In 2010 he spent 9 months volunteering in Malawi, setting up environmental projects. Returning to the UK in 2011 he took a role in a consultancy firm providing energy efficiency, renewable energy and resource efficiency advice to public and private sector clients.