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Alex Massie

Senior Consultant

Alex is an expert in policy analysis and development across a wide range of environmental topics.

He is an environmental engineer by background with a strong interest in ecological sustainability, focusing on water, energy and resource management at both the policy and implementation levels. Underpinning his work Alex has extensive experience in modelling to reflect real-world scenarios. His experience working in the private sector, the public sector, and for not-for-profits means that he has a deep understanding of the needs and dynamics of clients of all backgrounds. Alex has a keen awareness of how environmental issues align with commercial interests.

A highly experienced communicator of environmental issues and ideas, Alex develops unique and effective methods of engagement for diverse groups of people. He is highly skilled at developing and implementing workshops and facilitating groups.

Recent Experience

Alex rejoined Eunomia in 2018 after four years as Deputy Head of a cutting-edge international school where he was responsible for the development of a leading environmental education programme. He has experience of communicating environmental issues to a wide variety of audiences of all ages. His previous work with Eunomia has included evaluation of the competitiveness of minerals sector in the EU for DG Enterprise, assessment of economic tools for promoting sustainable drainage for UKWIR and assessing exemptions from the Restriction of Hazardous Substances Directive.

Career History

Alex joined Eunomia in April 2013 after a varied career in engineering for sustainability. He originally trained as an Environmental Engineer and after a brief spell in strategy consulting and policy analysis for the UK government worked in Kenya and Uganda specializing in water, sanitation and hygiene promotion. Alongside this work he researched the health beliefs of the Batwa tribe of Southwest Uganda, helping understand why promotion of hygiene practices were failing for these displaced peoples. On returning to the UK he worked on developing ecologically sound technologies at the Centre for Alternative Technology and subsequently developed his own water and sanitation consultancy work before joining Eunomia.

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