UCL Department of Chemical Engineering


Sustainability Committee

As of May 2020, in support of the UCL’s sustainability commitment and sustainability strategy, the Department of Chemical Engineering established a Sustainability Committee.

Meet the team

David Alabaster - Senior Finance Officer

Gema Amaya Santos - PhD student

Gema Santos Amaya
I’m a MSCA - ETN Early Stage Researcher PhD candidate of the project: “Life-cycle assessment and cost analysis of emerging eAOP technologies” in which, under the supervision of Paola Lettieri, I will perform the sustainability assessment and cost analysis of an innovative Advance Oxidative Process technology applied in wastewater treatment to efficiently degrade emerging pollutants. 

Waqar Ashraf - PhD student

Sakiru Badmos - Lecturer (Teaching)

Simon Barrass
Simon Barrass - Facilities Manager

I am the Facilities Manager in Chemical Engineering which involves working with UCL Estates to achieve a comfortable and effective working environment.  This includes choosing sustainable solutions, rehoming unrequired equipment and identifying ways to reduce energy usage within the building especially with regard to lighting, heating and ventilation.  

Adriana Bernardes - PhD Student

Suviti Chari - PhD student

Zahra Echresh Zadeh - Lecturer (Teaching)

Dave Ellis - Computer Technician

Matteo Errigo - PhD Student

Georgios Gkogkos - Research Assistant in Integrated Flow Reactor Technologies

Lizzie Howie - Outreach and Communications Officer

Rhodri Jervis
Rhodri Jervis - Chair / Lecturer

I’m a lecturer in the EIL working on electrochemical energy conversion and storage devices. My role on the committee is to ensure that our lab practices are as efficient and green as possible, building sustainable thinking into our research to ensure that the process of conducting our experiments, and not just their outputs, is contributing to sustainability.

Inez Kesuma - PhD Student

Kristo Kotsi - Research student

Katy Le Lion
Katy Le Lion - Co-chair / Departmental Manager

My current role as Department Manager in Chemical Engineering has given me the opportunity to lead the professional services team, focusing on our ambition of being the best we can be, with an inclusive culture, and operating in a carbon conscious way. 

Izzy Mackay
Izzy Mackay - Lecturer (Teaching)

I am a Lecturer (Teaching) on the MSc Global Management of Natural Resources, specialising in teaching how we can improve the sustainability of the extractives sector for a greener world. I am excited to also taking what we teach and putting it into practice in the day to day of the department. 

Toby Neville - Research Laboratory Manager

Andrea Paulillo
Andrea Paulillo - Senior Research Fellow

Research Fellow in the Fluidization and Life Cycle Assessment group. I specialize in the methodological development and application of Life Cycle Assessment – a widely adopted tool to quantify the environmental impacts of products or services from a life-cycle perspective.

Charlotte Pheasey - Lecturer (Teaching)

Barry Reid - Research Technician

Alex Sebastiani - Lecturer (Teaching)

Nirav Shah - Technical Lab Administrator

Pinkie Wong - Secretary / T&L Admin