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As Bristol’s Strategic Resilience Officer, based at Bristol City Council, I was responsible for the development and city-wide adoption of a 50 year Resilience Strategy for the city. Working closely with two elected Mayors and the Council Senior Leadership team I engaged more than 1600 city stakeholder in the development process. The strategy, which was launched in December 2017, achieved cross-party support and continues to provide a roadmap for the city’s future trajectory.

Leading the development of Bristol’s 50 year Resilience Strategy (2015-2018) 

Working for the consultancy Arup I was responsible for the design and execution of a detailed audit of the Department for Transport’s £110m programme of Cycling Towns to enhance cycling facilities and deliver behaviour change measures in 18 cities and towns.  The work included eight two-day visits to conduct detailed stakeholder interviews with senior managers and politicians as well as data collection and infrastructure inspections. The outputs from the audit have been used by the DfT and individual local authorities to inform ongoing funding priorities.

Evaluation of Department for Transport’s Cycling Towns and City Programme (2010)

Responsible for working with senior government officials in Guyana to advise on the development of a six year, £45 million multi-donor environmental health programme encompassing implementation of a new national water policy framework, private sector participation and infrastructure investment.

Advising DFID on environmental health investment strategy in Guyana (2000-01)

Responsible for running an on-line, global advice service for water and sanitation practitioners. The service, funded by the Department for international Development was a partnership between Loughborough University and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. I developed technical responses to hundreds of queries from staff working around the world to provide safe water and toilets for poor communities.

Member of Participatory City Global Advisory Board (2017 – present) 
 
 
 

Responsible for running an on-line, global advice service for water and sanitation practitioners. The service, funded by the Department for international Development was a partnership between Loughborough University and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. I developed technical responses to hundreds of queries from staff working around the world to provide safe water and toilets for poor communities.

Manager of WELL (Water and Environmental at London and Loughborough) advice service (1998-2000) 
 
 
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