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Bethany Ledingham

Consultant

Bethany has a broad range of experience in the marine, energy, waste management and procurement sectors.

She has worked on both policy-based and operationally-focused projects since joining Eunomia in 2014. She is also a PRINCE2® Foundation project manager.

 

Recent Experience

Bethany has expanded her knowledge of the marine sector through her involvement in a regulatory review for the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF), and her pivotal role in designing the application forms and applicant guidance which will be used for the EMFF. Both of these projects were undertaken for the Marine Management Organisation. She is currently involved with research for DG Environment to explore the knowledge and experience held by economic actors who are engaged in, or thinking about making, the maritime economy more environmentally friendly.

She also recently worked with the West of England Waste Partnership, coordinating a soft market test to explore the most effective approach by which to secure the residual waste treatment capacity it expected to require for the future. Bethany supports the work of the Refuse Derived Fuel (RDF) Industry Group through Eunomia’s role as the Group Secretariat.

Bethany was a key contributor to a project for DECC in which she assessed policies in order to gain understanding of the key drivers affecting investors, corporate entities and supply chains and their engagement with renewable energy technologies arena. This involved completing a Rapid Evidence Assessment in order to produce a detailed report and briefing paper.

 

Career History

Bethany has previously worked at the Royal Agricultural University on a variety of research and consultancy projects. There she also undertook her MSc by Research part-time, analysing the role of solar photovoltaics in British agriculture. She has an undergraduate degree in Geography from the University of Cambridge, and was an intern at UNEP’s World Conservation Monitoring Centre where she was based in the Marine Assessment and Decision Support Team.