Low Carbon Workspaces offers small and medium-sized businesses in Hertfordshire, Buckinghamshire and the Black Country* grants of between £1,000 and £5,000 to cover up to a third of the cost of making energy improvements.
The programme is funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and managed by Ngage Solutions, a not-for-profit company that specialises in the design and delivery of grant schemes and business support programmes. We are part of the Buckinghamshire Business First Group and we work closely with other Growth Hubs, Local Enterprise Partnerships, local authorities, business organisations and other grant schemes in each area.Download an Application Form
Rowan is an experienced energy and environmental auditor, event facilitator, and training course leader. He has over 10 years’ experience in the sector having designed and delivered a number of energy efficiency programmes for SMEs and advised environmental businesses at Sustainable Business Partnership CIC.
Rowan holds Practitioner level membership of the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment and has completed ISP 14001 Lead Auditor Training.
With over a decade in the environmental sector, and a first-class degree in Environmental Studies & International Business, Daniel has a deep-rooted passion for sustainability.
Beginning his career in waste management, Daniel has also consulted for private companies on waste strategy and carbon mitigation. Daniel has also worked for the charity ‘Citizens Climate Lobby,’ lobbying Members of the US Congress to enact a Carbon Fee & Dividend.
David has worked in the energy sector since leaving the University of Exeter in 2011 with an MSc in Sustainable Development. His passion for a low carbon economy stems from studying climate change as an undergrad.
He started his career by working with households to reduce their energy consumption and has transferred these skills and knowledge to the business sector with experience of managing the energy reduction programmes at the National Trust.
Milly brings over 25 years’ of experience in marketing. After spending four years in Paris working for TV and radio companies, she returned to the UK and began working in London-based advertising and media agencies – specialising in pan-European TV campaigns.
Milly pursued her marketing career with senior roles at British Airways, helping them to cut costs and enhance their Executive Club offer. During seven years at BT, Milly ran campaigns to help both consumers and businesses understand the value of broadband, forged strategic digital partnerships, and helped to define BT’s entry into TV and digital markets.
Anom has experience in mechanical engineering, sustainability design and environmental reporting. Her work has been mainly in Southeast Asia, working with governments and the private sector. Anom headed a national project in Malaysia on sustainable agriculture which was spread throughout all the states in the country.
With a high passion in sustainability and education, she has also worked with the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) and assisted in the development of the globally run Eco-Schools programme.
Matthew has 10 years’ experience administrating for local businesses including a stockbrokers and BT as a mapping analyst. He volunteered with the Home Energy Advice team at the London housing association Peabody, helping vulnerable residents lower their energy bills and keep warm in the winter.
Matthew is studying for a degree in Environmental Science and is passionate towards sustainable initiatives which help to forge a fairer world. He believes sustainable businesses deserve support and recognition.
Many thanks to our project partners for their support for the Low Carbon Workspaces programme and for helping to share details of the scheme with the local business community.