See the people

Richard Smith
BSc(Hons), MSc(Dist)
STEM Ambassador
Eco-Schools Green Flag Assessor
Vice-Chair of Governors, Rosebrook Primary & Nursery School 

After a 20-year career as an IT Consultant, I studied for a Masters in ‘Environmental and Energy Studies’ at the Centre for Alternative Technology. My thesis researched how effective the Eco-Schools sustainability programme was in tackling energy in schools. Since then I’ve worked with Nottingham Trent University to develop this into a business and am currently working on several projects with   schools and community organisations in the Nottinghamshire area.

James Veness
BEd (Hons)

With 20 years in education, my passion is equipping young people to succeed: raising aspiration and enabling them to develop the attitudes, thinking and behaviour to be the best that they can be.
My experience in both the public and private sector enables me to relate to individual and organisational needs, balancing challenge with genuine support which allows people to achieve their potential.
For the past 7 years as an education consultant, I have inspired and motivated over 50,000 students in hundreds of schools all over the UK, leading successful work in specific areas including: