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The editorial team
Alison Carter, Editor
Alison became editor of ENDS Report in April 2012, but has been with Haymarket since 2006. In addition she has edited Mineral Planning and Waste Planning since April 2009. Prior to this she edited Haymarket’s Printing World and PrintBuyer magazines.
Alison has keen interest in the environment and always keen to talk to subscribers about relevant issues.
Philip Lightowlers, Deputy Editor
Philip has over 20 years' experience writing for the ENDS Report. He joined ENDS in 1989 when it consisted of only five people. The move followed a PhD in Antarctic bryophytes, and a 10-year career in scientific research working for the Institute of
Terrestrial Ecology (now the Centre for Ecology and Hydrology) and the British Antarctic Survey. Subjects were as diverse as plant taxonomy, land classification and acid rain.
Philip is deputy editor of the ENDS Report and has particular responsibility for producing the print edition. His particular areas of interest include the waste industry, water, pollution, chemicals, health and industrial regulation.
Simon joined ENDS in June 2008 and is responsible for the specialist channel.
He has a degree in chemistry from Oxford University and a PhD from the University of Bristol based on studying the biochemistry of antibiotic production in a soil- dwelling bacterium. Before joining ENDS, he spent three months at the Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology preparing a briefing for MPs and peers on drugs for antibiotic-resistant infections.
His areas of interest include environmental science; biodiversity and natural environment; chemicals; contaminated land; environmental impact assessment (EIA); environmental pollution; catchments and water treatment.
Paul Hatchwell edits the report’s energy channel. He was previously editor of Climate Change Management and managing editor of Climate Policy journal. Since the 1980s he has researched and consulted in the UK and Latin America, with interests in climate policy, biodiversity, audit, sustainable development and building, and Clean Development Mechanism projects.
Paul has a masters in environmental resources and a PhD in biodiversity damage and audit, and has written on most environmental management and pollution issues.
Areas of interest: Demand-side energy and climate policy, energy efficiency, carbon management, EU Emissions Trading Scheme, Carbon Reduction Commitment, Climate Change Agreements, energy and carbon-related aspects of transport, adaptation to climate change, international agreements on climate change and global carbon trading.
Simon joined ENDS in March 2011 and writes for the business channel
He holds a degree in geology from King’s College, London, and was a mineral resource scientist at the British Geological Survey (BGS), the UK’s national centre for the earth sciences, for over 10 years. At BGS, he carried out collaborative scientific research in Europe, the Middle-East, Africa, South-East Asia and Central America, funded by the British government, the European Commission and the United Nations.
More recently, he worked as an environmental consultant and researcher for Tristram Stuart’s book Waste: Uncovering the Global Food Scandal published by Penguin in 2009 and Julie Hill’s book The Secret Life of Stuff published by Random House in 2011.
Areas of interest: the circular economy, resource efficiency and food waste.
Isabella joined ENDS in 2011 and leads on compliance.
Before joining ENDS she was a reporter for the Times Educational Supplement Cymru and worked as a journalism intern at the European Parliament’s Culture and Education Committee.
She has freelanced for a wide variety of publications on renewable energy, ethical consumption and social justice.
Alex joined ENDS in 2004 and is responsible for ENDS’ political coverage, including issues of major concern such as the future energy mix.
His interest in the environment was sparked while studying geography at Cambridge University.
Before joining ENDS, he worked for the Chinese government’s English language newspapers in Beijing and for several music and skateboarding magazines. He has also freelanced for several national UK and US newspapers and been interviewed for radio stations including the World Service and NPR.
James joined ENDS in April 2000 and is responsible for the sustainability channel of the report. This is aimed at sustainability and corporate responsibility managers, as well as consultants, communications and other strategic service providers.
The channel includes our coverage of corporate sustainability strategies and performance, reporting, products, supply chain management, sustainable consumption and responsible investment. James writes many of the ENDS Report's feature-length company reports.
James previously worked as senior policy adviser at the Confederation of British Industry after completing a politics degree at the University of Strathclyde.