A leading environmentalist who is making her mark on sustainability and inspiring students to do the same.
Liz Price is Professor of Environmental Education and serves as Deputy Pro-Vice-Chancellor Sustainability at Manchester Metropolitan University
She has responsibility for driving sustainability in every aspect of University strategy, as well as developing a sustainable mindset and skills for students and within their communities, including accelerating education for Sustainable Development Goals, Carbon Literacy and Net Zero skills.
Associate Head of School of the European School of Sustainability Science and Research, Liz also chairs the Committee of Heads of Environmental Sciences, Council Member of the Institution of Environmental Sciences and a member of the Advance HE Advisory Group reviewing the Education for Sustainable Development Guidance for the UK.
Liz is the institutional strategic sponsor and lead for Responsible Futures and representative on the Manchester Climate Change Board and Partnership. Its aim is to work with the Manchester Climate Change Agency, Manchester communities and other relevant partners to ensure the city develops and successfully implements a climate change strategy aligned with the latest science and built on the views of city stakeholders.
“She brings her knowledge and expertise to help others to develop transformational change in the area and to help build impact for all stakeholders and leads change at an organisational, national, and international scale.” Hannah Holmes, Dean of Business School and Deputy Faculty Pro-Vice Chancellor Faculty of Business and Law at The Manchester Metropolitan University.
She has a degree in Biology from the University of Manchester and a DPhil in Ecology from the University of Sussex. Her research interests are in education for sustainable development and processes governing plant community composition. She is a Principal Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, a Fellow of the Leadership Foundation, and a Chartered Environmentalist.
Liz will joining he other Finalists at the Inspiring Women awards Lunch on 19/05/2023.