Andrew Arnott

Climate, Biodiversity and Sustainability Manager


Currently in the role of Climate, Biodiversity and Sustainability Manager.

Andrew was our Projects Coordinator for the University’s sustainable laboratories programme, working since 2015 to make labs  more sustainable by increasing energy efficiency, reducing waste and improving the design of lab buildings. He now works 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 provided 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.

Research summary

Contact to discuss the University’s Climate Strategy and also the Sustainable Campus Fund.