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George Crone

Procurement Consultant

George is based at Eunomia’s London office and has a track record of working effectively at levels ranging from Operative to Senior Vice President.  Having previously been a Partner at Novus, he possesses a wide range of skills and experience in the sustainability sector.

George’s sustainability knowledge stretches from energy systems to eco labels, sustainable business to carbon offsetting.  He is an accredited ISO 14001:2015 Lead Auditor, IEMA Practitioner Member and holds a first-class Master of Environmental Science degree from the University of Southampton.  His commercial experience includes business planning, contract design and tender management.

At Eunomia, George is mainly engaged in supporting local authorities with procurement and commissioning options in environmental services.  His primary focus is tender strategy development and tender support in waste collection, street cleansing and grounds maintenance.

Recent Experience

George has advised a number of high profile clients.  His project experience includes advising on sustainable procurement policy, waste contractor selection and storage area design.  He has managed and supported ISO 14001 certification, led ESOS assessments and directed sustainable business strategy development.   Having been accountable for all business development and contractor management at Novus, George is also proficient in tender design and responses.

Having fed into consultations on non-financial reporting, energy and carbon policy and the natural capital protocol, George is also practised in the development of governmental and non-governmental policy.

Career History

George became a Partner at Novus during his final year at the University of Southampton.  He led the business, taking responsibility for all day to day operations and developing strong relationships with customers, employees and other stakeholders.  His clients recommend him for outstanding attention to detail, smooth working practises and responsiveness.

Alongside Novus, George volunteered for IEMA and was commended by the Chief Executive for his sustainability leadership skills.  He remains involved with the institution and is a member of the IEMA Futures Team, focusing on young professionals.

At the University of Southampton, George’s work included researching the Rio Earth Summit, pioneering bioenergy facilities, the carbon offset market, climate change and the European energy system.  For his dissertation, he studied the operations of regional waste management companies and interviewed senior managers.

George also sat on the University’s Sustainable Procurement and Waste Management Group, developed the Green Label, and was nominated for an Excellence in Volunteering Award.