New additions to the Planet First team
Monica joined us in September 2013 as Carbon Footprinting and Sustainability Policies Manager. Her role includes supporting the Planet Mark certification scheme to ensure that all our Planet Mark companies are able to report their sustainability performance in the most efficient and meaningful way. She also manages our Code of Practice. Monica has over 8 years experience in environmental management working with public, private, not-for-profit and SME organisations. She was chosen to be one the first 15 London Leaders by the London Sustainable Development Commission, demonstrating leadership in sustainability and worked with the London Sustainability Exchange to engage London’s South Asian community in climate change. Monica is an Associate member of IEMA.
Aidan joined Planet First in October 2013 as Business Development Executive. His focus is on working alongside current and new partners to the Planet Mark, understanding their business needs and making the Planet Mark work for business’ at various levels. Aidan believes in a focus on business effectiveness through sustainability and has advised and foresaw numerous sustainability initiatives within the positions he has held. Holding a Masters in Marketing and a Degree in Agribusiness and Rural Development, sustainability and sustainable business processes have been a vital core of his studies. He gained valuable experience in a variety of positions in the food, agribusiness and technology sectors dealing with enterprises from blue chip companies to leading companies within the SME market. Originally from Ireland, Aidan has nurtured an appreciation for the importance of sustainability and carbon footprinting and their impact on the environment.
Monica, Aidan, welcome to the team!