Assistant Director, Climate Change and Energy Services at Cambridgeshire County Council
Sheryl leads the Council’s work on Climate change and is responsible for the implementation of its Climate Change and Environment Strategy, targets and action plan. Her team works on climate policy, carbon footprints, utility procurement and the delivery of a wide variety of projects from low carbon heating in buildings, to retrofits in schools, EV charging, smart energy grids and delivery of large projects such as solar farms and heat networks. The renewable energy programme is approximately £70million with further projects in the pipeline to decarbonise the Council’s footprint and to support the wider decarbonisation of the County. Sheryl’s experience also covers wider sustainability including neighbourhood regeneration, green infrastructure planning, flood risk management through to transforming services affected by budget cuts.