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Executive Education and Graduate Study

Lindsay leads the Institute’s Education and Advisory teams which support major organisations and individual leaders internationally to build the capability to create the future we want, aligning commercial performance with the delivery of positive outcomes for society.

Over 15 years at the leading edge of business and sustainability, Lindsay has led significant growth and innovation in the Institute’s education and advisory services, including expansion into new international markets as well as development of new products and services to support businesses to embed sustainability across the organisation and to be effective in supporting a transition to a sustainable economy.

 


 

Paul BegleyPaul leads the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL)'s customised programmes portfolio.

Since joining in August 2011, he has designed programmes to help organisations such as Arup, the African Development Bank, Standard Chartered and Tata extract commercial value from the changing context. Prior to CISL, Paul worked at the think-tank AccountAbility where he provided research and advisory for clients such as the European Commission, Microsoft and State Grid.

 

 


 

Theo HackingTheo oversees the development and delivery of the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership CISL’s portfolio of graduate programmes.

Before completing his PhD at Cambridge, Theo spent 15 years working in industry, mostly on the environmental and social impact assessment of major projects. Prior to joining CISL he was a Senior Research Associate at Cambridge’s Engineering Department, where he oversaw an industry-funded research programme into energy efficiency in the built environment.

 


 

Aris Vrettos, Director, Open and International Programmes

Aris Vrettos

Aris leads the strategy, development and delivery of executive education programmes in CISL’s international markets and oversees regional projects and partnerships, including the Middle East, China & South East Asia and Australia.

He speaks on global trends and business leadership and works with companies on the opportunity of the Sustainable Development Goals and Rewiring the Economy, CISL’s 10 year plan to create the foundations for a sustainable economy. 

 


 

Lucy Bruzzone, Programme Director

Lucy BruzzoneLucy works within the Executive Programmes Team primarily on the development and delivery of a number of customised programmes.

Lucy joined the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL) from Earthwatch, an international environmental charity, where she managing a wide range of field based research projects across Europe, Africa and Asia before turning her focus to their corporate engagement and sustainability programmes.

 

 


 

Martin RobertsMartin is responsible for CISL's online learning services helping companies and individuals develop the necessary skills and expertise to address sustainability challenges and identify exciting commercial opportunities by applying innovative business models of the future.

Martin joined the Institute in 2008 and over a diverse career as a business convenor and advisor has worked with the food, agriculture, utility, tourism and extractive sectors, spending over a decade based in several African countries developing partnerships with governments and NGOs to tackle natural resource challenges. 

 


The team

Alexandra Brunner, Senior Project Manager

Alexandra Brunner, Senior Project Manager

  • Alex has a cross cutting role in the Graduate Programmes Team which includes marketing, GDPR compliance and working with the University to oversee the approval of new graduate programmes.

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Jemma Cobbold, Senior Project Manager

Jemma Cobbold, Senior Project Manager

  • Jemma Cobbold joined the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL) in 2000 having worked previously in the retail and software industries.

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Eloise Connolly, Project Co-ordinator

Eloise Connolly, Project Co-ordinator

  • Eloise Connolly joined the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL) in December 2017 as Project Co-ordinator.

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Dr Leila Coupe, Senior Project Manager

Dr Leila Coupe, Senior Project Manager

  • Leila manages a wide portfolio of events and projects for the Executive Programmes team, specifically now working on customised programmes with clients from across the globe, including many of the FTSE 100 companies, and for organisations such as the World Bank.

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Katie Cross, Project Co-ordinator

Katie Cross, Project Co-ordinator

  • Katie is a Project Co-ordinator in the Graduate Programmes team assisting in delivering the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL)’s accredited programmes.

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Louise de Muscote, Programme Manager

Louise de Muscote, Programme Manager

  • Louise is the course director for the Postgraduate Certificate in Sustainable Business and the deputy course director for the Postgraduate Diploma in Sustainable Business. She also manages the Sustainability Leadership Laboratories.

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Dr Kayla  Friedman, Senior Programme Manager

Dr Kayla Friedman, Senior Programme Manager

  • Kayla Friedman is the course director for the Master’s and Postgraduate Certificate in Interdisciplinary Design for the Built Environment (IDBE). She teaches research methods across all of CISL’s graduate programmes, and is particularly interested in how continuing education for working professionals can enhance and enrich their professional practice.

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Elaine  Gardiner, Programme Manager

Elaine Gardiner, Programme Manager

  • Elaine is Course Director for the Postgraduate Certificate in Sustainable Value Chains.

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Fergus Kirkpatrick, Senior Project Manager, Graduate Programmes

Fergus Kirkpatrick, Senior Project Manager, Graduate Programmes

  • Fergus is responsible for project management of the Master of Studies in Sustainability Leadership; collaborating with stakeholders across the University of Cambridge and acting as the main contact for students past, present and future.

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Bethany Knights-Prince, Project Manager, Graduate Programmes.

Bethany Knights-Prince, Project Manager, Graduate Programmes.

  • Bethany is the Graduate Programmes Manager for the Master of Studies in Sustainability Leadership at CISL.

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Ellen Mumford, Project Manager, Graduate Programmes

Ellen Mumford, Project Manager, Graduate Programmes

  • Ellen is part of the Graduate Programmes team, assisting with the delivery of the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL)’s Postgraduate Certificate in Sustainable Value Chains and Master's in Sustainability Leadership.

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Dr Helen  Mussell, Programme Manager

Dr Helen Mussell, Programme Manager

  • Helen is a Programme Manager for the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership, and holds an MPhil and PhD in Gender Studies from the University of Cambridge, funded by the Cambridge Political Economy Society Trust.

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Grace Philip, Project Manager

Grace Philip, Project Manager

  • Grace is a Project Manager in the Executive Programmes team.

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Alice  Spencer, Programme Manager

Alice Spencer, Programme Manager

  • Alice joined the CISL Executive Education Team in February 2017 following several years working in Australia and New Zealand in regional government, not-for-profit and corporate roles.

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Rebecca  Stanley, Project Manager, Graduate Programmes

Rebecca Stanley, Project Manager, Graduate Programmes

  • Becky is the Graduate Programmes Manager for both the Interdisciplinary Design for the Built Environment master’s and for the Postgraduate Certificate.

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Janna Tweed, International Markets Manager

Janna Tweed, International Markets Manager

  • Janna has worked at the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL) for over six years. She has a wealth of experience in project managing both open and customised executive leadership programmes, and developing and managing the Executive Education growing international portfolio.

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Thomas  Vergunst, Programme Manager

Thomas Vergunst, Programme Manager

  • Thomas joined CISL’s Executive Education team in April 2017. Over recent years his work has focused on the sustainable use of resources with a particular emphasis on the policy measures and business strategies that can be used to encourage a shift towards a more circular economy.

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Bianca Voicu, Project Co-ordinator

Bianca Voicu, Project Co-ordinator

  • Bianca Voicu joined the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL) in December 2017 as Project Co-ordinator.

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Shelbie Walker, Project Co-ordinator

Shelbie Walker, Project Co-ordinator

  • Shelbie joined the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership in November 2017 as part of the Executive Education team, assisting with the delivery of CISL’s open and customised programmes and supporting team operations. Shelbie has worked on CISL’s Rewiring the Economy anniversary event with HRH The Prince of Wales and is experienced in all aspects of event operations and delivery.

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