Low Carbon Workspaces offers small and medium-sized businesses in Buckinghamshire, Hertfordshire 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 work closely with Growth Hubs, Local Enterprise Partnerships, local authorities, business organisations and other grant schemes in each area.
*The maximum grant is £2,500 in Buckinghamshire and £5,000 in Hertfordshire and the Black Country.
Rowan is an experienced energy and environmental auditor, event facilitator 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.
Lisa has 10 years’ experience in the sustainability sector focusing on carbon management. After completing the University of Glasgow’s MSc in Carbon Management, one of the first of its kind in the UK, her work has encompassed projects, academic research, as well as lecturing at post-graduate level.
Working at the Crichton Carbon Centre, she specialised in the resource efficiency of SMEs including research to understand the drivers and barriers to taking action. At cr360 she worked with larger corporates to build online social and environmental responsibility systems to report data and also worked for Buckinghamshire County Council Waste Management team.
With over a decade in the environmental sector, and a first-class degree in Environmental Studies a& 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 USA Congress to enact a Carbon Fee & Dividend.
Milly brings over 25 years’ of experience in Marketing. After spending 4 years in Paris working for TV and Radio companies she returned to the UK and began working in London 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 7 years at BT working Milly ran campaigns to help both consumers and businesses to 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 were 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.