Professor Jim Longhurst
PhD, MSc, CEnv, CSci, FHEA, FIEnvSci, Hon FSE,
Assistant Vice Chancellor, University of the West of England Bristol
Jim Longhurst is Professor of Environmental Science and Assistant Vice Chancellor for Environment and Sustainability at UWE, Bristol. He leads the university's sustainability agenda ensuring that sustainability considerations are present in the university's teaching, research, campus operations and civic engagement work. His 35 year research career has focussed on air and carbon management and urban sustainability. He has produced over 225 peer reviewed journal articles and book chapters and edited 24 books. His career research and consultancy income exceeds £14 million.
His current national roles include Vice President of the UK Institution of Environmental Sciences, President of Environmental Protection UK, chair of the Board of Directors and Trustees for the Environmental Association of Universities and Colleges (EAUC), co-chair of the QAA and Advance HE Advisory Group which prepared the updated guidance on Education for Sustainable Development for the HE sector and Director of the Bristol Green Capital Partnership CIC. He co-chairs Bristol's Advisory Committee on Climate Change, chairs the University Advisory Group supporting South Gloucestershire Council's climate action programme and on behalf of the EAUC serves on the Climate Commission for UK Higher and Further Education.
Staff profile https://people.uwe.ac.uk/Person/JamesLonghurst