Sustainability Education

Biography

A bit about me.

*I took every photo on this website, except this one, which is with thanks to my wife Emma.

*I took every photo on this website, except this one, which is with thanks to my wife Emma.

Dr. Morgan Phillips MSc, BSc.

I live in central London and have been involved in the sustainability sector for nearly twenty years. Here is a brief summary of what I have been up to (in no particular order):

University education

BSc Geography
MSc Enviornmental Science, Policy and Planning
PhD Micro and Macro Approaches to Environmental Education

Keep Britain Tidy

Education Manager (2013 - 2016)
Our Common Place Team Leader (2011 - 2013)

Eco-Schools

I was head of Eco-Schools England from 2013 - 2016. Eco-Schools is the world's largest environmental education programme, now running in over sixty countries. I delivered multiple talks and workshops, worked with local authorities, Government departments, SMEs, large and smalls NGOs, multinational businesses and lots and lots of children! As a senior manager within Keep Britain Tidy I was heavily involved in business planning, budgeting, strategy, reporting and recruitment. 

Empty Classroom Day

Keep Britain Tidy teamed up with Project Dirt and Unilever to run Empty Classroom Day, a celebration of outdoor learning and play. 

Our Common Place

I led a team of five community engagement officers working across 31 communities in London from 2011 - 2013. Our Common Place was an innovative and award winning community engagement programme. Inspired by the findings and recommendations emerging from the Common Cause report, Our Common Place used a 'working from values' approach to engage communities in sustainability behaviours. Download the summary report and Our Common Place toolbox for more. 

Education Outreach

I managed a team of five education officers working on local authority funded environmental education programmes in Southend, London, Yorkshire and Lincolnshire. 

Waste Less Live More

Keep Britain Tidy has been running Waste Less Live More week since 2011. The week highlights a key message for the sustainability sector: what's good for us is good for the environment. I was instrumental in developing the conceptual framework for the week and remained involved in design and delivery throughout my time at Keep Britain Tidy.    

 

 

Global Footsteps

I spent three years running a small intercultural understanding charity called Global Footsteps. I designed and delivered international conferences and study visits for young people in Bangladesh, Kenya, Jamaica, Slovakia and the UK. From the Global Footsteps HQ in Cheltenham I also ran a programme of sustainability education events and activities for adults of all ages.

ecoACTIVE  

Working mainly at Primary and Secondary schools in Hackney I delivered hundreds of environmental education workshops and assemblies to thousands of children on behalf of ecoACTIVE. I also supported school eco-committee's on their Eco-Schools journey. 

Brunel University

I was called in to lead a postgraduate module on the Politics of Climate Change at Brunel University. The module required me to deliver traditional lectures alongside an interactive 'mock' UNFCCC COP meeting. 

Handbook of Sustainability Literacy

Building on my PhD thesis I contributed a chapter on emotional wellbeing to the peer reviewed Handbook of Sustainability Literacy.

Download my full CV (PDF)