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Climate & Sustainability Awards Ceremony

King's Building, Strand Campus, London


The awards ceremony is focused on the King's Staff Sustainability Champions who will be receiving awards for their incredible work.

Preliminary agenda for the event:

  • 14:00 - 14:15: Arrival and registration
  • 14:15 - 14:30: Welcome address
  • 14:30 - 15:45: Awards ceremony (focus on Sustainability Champions)
  • 15:45 - 16:00: Closing address
  • 16:00 - 17:30: Networking and food & drinks reception.

While the initial part of the event will be dedicated to celebrating our Sustainability Champions, we warmly welcome all attendees to join us for the networking session and reception from 4:00 to 5:30 PM. If you would like to attend the full awards ceremony, you are welcome to do so too.

This event is HYBRID and you can attend the awards ceremony (2:00 - 4:00 PM) via Teams.

This will be a wonderful opportunity to connect with like-minded individuals, share ideas, and enjoy refreshments in a lively atmosphere.

Speaker biographies

Professor Frans Berkhout

In February 2023, Frans was appointed Assistant Principal (King’s Climate & Sustainability) to drive forward the pace of research, education and action, to enable societal transition to environmental sustainability as a whole-university strategic priority. He leads the university’s strategy to accelerate transformative multidisciplinary research and embed sustainability more deeply into King’s teaching, impact, partnerships and operations.

Professor Rachel A Mills

Rachel is the Senior Vice President (Academic) at King’s, leading on academic strategy and delivery in the Vice Chancellor’s senior team. She brings together education and research ambitions across King’s to maximise impact and effectiveness of these efforts. She is responsible for shaping the academic vision and future plans for the University, while supporting external impact and partnerships. In particular, she has oversight of Faculty elements of the Integrated Planning Process and the Campus Futures Programme. She sponsors a range of projects, including King’s Climate & Sustainability and King’s Interdisciplinary Science that are investing to grow the impact of King’s in these key areas.

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