Date
Wednesday 07 April 2021 - 17:15 to Wednesday 05 May 2021 - 18:15
Location
UK time (GMT+1)

Are you looking to pursue a career in the green industries?

Join the British Council for this series of Facebook Live events as we speak to UK university academics, recruitment specialists and green sector professionals about the different routes into green jobs.

Please see details of the events and speakers below:  

Green Careers - the HR perspective

Wednesday 7 April 2021, 17.15 (GMT+1) 

A discussion with: 

  • Irfan Lohiya, Managing Director at Green Recruitment Solutions
  • Florian Forster, Junior Consultant
  • Andy Mackay, Regional Director EU, British Council
  • Lyubov Kostova, Country Director Bulgaria, British Council

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Green Careers - your journey into green finance

Wednesday 14 April 2021, 17.15 (GMT+1)

A discussion with:

  • Dr Ian Cochran, Programme Director for Climate Change Finance and Investment at the University of Edinburgh
  • Amanda Ferguson, Head of Marketing, Student Recruitment and Admissions at the University of Edinburgh
  • Christel Adamou, Director of the Office of Professional Conduct at the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and winner of the British Council Study UK Alumni Award for Professional Achievement 2021 
  • Bob Lewis, Country Director France, British Council

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Green Careers - your journey into the green maritime industry

Wednesday 21 April 2021, 17.15 (GMT+1)

A discussion with:

  • Dr Nishatabbas Rehmatulla, Senior Research Fellow at the University College London (UCL) Energy Institute
  • Anastasia Andritsou, Country Director Greece, British Council

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Green Careers - your journey into the renewable energy sector

Wednesday 28 April 2021, 17.15 (GMT+1)

A discussion with:

  • Prof Richard Cochrane, Associate Professor for Renewable Energy at the University of Exeter
  • Margalida Ortega Adrover, Renewable Energy Engineer, Enginyeria CO2EN

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Green Careers - your journey into green architecture

Wednesday 5 May 2021, 17.15 (GMT+1)

A discussion with:

  • Dr Boris Ceranic, Senior Lecturer and Programme Leader for MSc Architectural Courses at the University of Derby
  • Magdalena Wanowicz, Architectural Technologist at Corstorphine and Wright
  • Sheila Lumsden, Deputy Regional Director EU, British Council

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The UK offers fantastic courses for students interested in sustainability and a UK degree could be the first step to your green career. This series of discussions is suitable for international students who are interested in studying climate change related courses in the UK and pursuing a career in green industries. It forms part of a global Green Careers webinar series that the British Council is holding in 2021 in the run up to the COP26 climate change conference. We will explore the different careers that exist within the green sector and some of the routes into them, with a particular focus on the UK's higher education offering in this space.

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