Business Mentors

The below organisations will be working with students in a range of workshops. Search mentors by workshops:

Your Future City

Landsmith Associates

After gaining 15 years experience in established professional, multi-award winning director Sarah Jones-Morris established in 2017, Landsmith Associates, based in Bristol.  Sarah is a Chartered Landscape Architecture and has an MA in Urban Design.  Her experience ranges from landscape-led masterplans to public realm regeneration to co-design and digital placemaking.  

McGregor Coxall

McGregor Coxall are a multi-disciplinary design firm located in the UK, Australia and China dedicated to assisting cities achieve sustainable prosperity. Our international team provides services through Landscape Architecture, Urbanism and Environment disciplines. Embracing leading digital technologies, we deliver design solutions for complex urban and environmental challenges.

Spirax Sarco

Spirax Sarco is a global engineering company that manufactures and supplies products and services for industrial and commercial steam systems. Our engineered solutions help our customers to improve their sustainability and reduce their environmental impacts by improving the efficiency of their steam systems, reducing energy and water use, and lowering their carbon emissions.   

Arup

ARUP is an independent firm of designers, planners, engineers, consultants and technical specialists offering a broad range of professional services. Putting sustainability at the heart of our projects is one of the ways in which we aim to exert a positive influence on the wider world and shape a better world. 

BuroHappold Engineering

BuroHappold Engineering is an independent, international engineering practice with a reputation for delivering creative, value led building and city solutions for an ever changing world. Globally, our clients include over 90% of the world’s leading architectural practices and global organisations such as the United Nations, The World Bank and UNESCO. We deliver elegant solutions that address major societal problems. Follow us @burohappold.

noma

noma architects is a well established and respected Architectural Practice offering a professional, creative and forward-thinking design-led service to a broad client base. noma architects seek to achieve excellence in Architecture by being dedicated to providing our clients with added value, and creating sustainable building solutions, which will improve the quality of life of the occupants. Contact us at; mail@noma-uk.com

 

Your Energy Future

DNV GL

DNV GL is an organisation driven by the purpose of safeguarding life, property and the environment, enabling organizations to advance the safety and sustainability of their business. The Energy Advisory business’ overall goal is to help governments, energy providers and other stakeholders manage the world’s growing demand for energy, while balancing costs, reliability and the environment, the so-called energy trilemma.

Spirax Sarco

Spirax Sarco is a global engineering company that manufactures and supplies products and services for industrial and commercial steam systems. Our engineered solutions help our customers to improve their sustainability and reduce their environmental impacts by improving the efficiency of their steam systems, reducing energy and water use, and lowering their carbon emissions.  

Severn Wye Energy Agency

Severn Wye Energy Agency is a charity with a vision of a bright, secure and sustainable future free from fuel poverty. We have made it our mission to provide practical expertise for more energy efficient and sustainable living. To achieve this we take steps to ensure real practical action through the development of solutions and projects and by offering impartial advice, technical support and  providing training and education for people of all ages.

 

University of the West of England

UWE-FET delivers a range of courses relating to energy demand reduction, from the design of low energy buildings to integration of low energy technologies to the areas of management and policy. 

Your Resourceful Future

Rolls- Royce

Rolls-Royce is a global company providing highly-efficient integrated power and propulsion solutions for aerospace, marine, energy and off-highway applications. Our vision is to provide better power for a changing world by being the market leader in high-performance power systems where our engineering expertise, global reach and deep industry knowledge deliver outstanding customer relationships and sustainable solutions.

Network Rail

Network Rail owns, manages and develops Britain's railway - the 20,000 miles of track, 40,000 bridges and viaducts and the thousands of signals, level crossings and stations (the largest of which we also run). In partnership with train operators we help people take more than 1.65bn journeys by rail every year and move hundreds of millions of tonnes of freight, saving almost 8m lorry journeys. We employ 36,000 people across Britain and work round-the-clock, each and every day, to provide a safe, reliable railway.

Your Business Future

3Keel

3Keel LLP is an Oxford-based consultancy that helps organisations develop, implement and monitor sustainability programnes.  Our work combines creative, high quality research and analysis with clear and engaging communications. We specialise in three critical areas: developing and supporting sustainable business practices; quantifying and managing impacts, risks, and opportunities; and, natural resource and raw material management.

Lush

Lush is a growing global cosmetics company based in Poole, Dorset. We aim to constantly push boundaries with product invention, business innovation and our ethics and campaigning history

The Community Farm

Working with a network of organic producers and local farmers who share our ethics, we deliver fresh, local and organic food via an organic box delivery service. The Community Farm (and the farms that supply us) grow food in a way that supports nature; providing natural habitats and food sources for wildlife to help increase biodiversity. The profits from our box scheme are used to provide learning experiences for local children, adults and vulnerable people.

GreenBuying.co.uk

GreenBuying.co.uk is your number one choice for UK sourced eco school supplies. Unlike other websites which sell green supplies as an "add-on", green products is all that we do. So buying from this site will build your school’s green credentials whilst supporting the environment and British manufacturers. We maintain competitive prices and an efficient delivery service as going green should not result in poorer value for money.

We Do Ethical Fashion

We Do Ethical Fashion Organisation is committed to raising awareness and the profile of ethical fashion. Since 2009 they’ve been recycling clothing & using TV & events to promote ethical practice and values. The organisation is supported by their luxury upcycled label ‘WeDoReDo’, and founder, Kelly Levell, who works to assist other businesses in implementing good corporate social responsibility through consultancy, eco-apparel manufacture, supply & print. 

Waitrose

Waitrose is a chain of British supermarkets, which forms the food retail division of Britain's largest employee-owned retailer, the John Lewis Partnership. Founded in 1904 Waitrose began as a small grocery store, Waite, Rose & Taylor in West London. In 1908, David Taylor left the business and the name became "Waitrose". In 1937, the company was taken over by the John Lewis Partnership.

 

Your Innovative Future

Mott MacDonald

Mott MacDonald is an engineering, management and development consultancy involved in solving some of the world’s most urgent social, environmental, and economic challenges.  Commitment, knowledge and experience is at the heart of what we do. Our dynamic and diverse teams have a track record of successfully delivering expertise and solutions on more than 8000 projects over 50 years in the Midlands. We continually recruit and train students, apprentices and graduates to lead the teams of tomorrow.

Jaguar Land Rover

At Jaguar Land Rover, sustainable development is integral to the way we work. It is a core value that drives the long-term success of our business. We believe that it is fundamental to preserving the strong reputation of our brands, securing our licence to operate, delivering profitable growth, and retaining the trust of all of our stakeholders. We are committed to positively engaging with our local and global communities to ensure our presence adds value and brings benefits.

Rolls Royce

Rolls-Royce is a global company providing highly-efficient integrated power and propulsion solutions for aerospace, marine, energy and off-highway applications. Our vision is to provide better power for a changing world by being the market leader in high-performance power systems where our engineering expertise, global reach and deep industry knowledge deliver outstanding customer relationships and sustainable solutions.