Our people


Cambridge Carbon Footprint’s trustees jointly steer the charity’s strategy and policy. Most of us have other CCF roles, depending on our skills, interests and availability.

Sarah Whitebread


Sarah joined CCF as Trustee in 2015. She works at the RSPB in their Parliamentary team, trying to persuade politicians to take action to create a world richer in nature. Before this Sarah was actively involved in local politics for many years as a County Councillor and as Campaign Director for the former MP Julian Huppert.

Jane Heal

Jane Heal Jane has lived in Cambridge since 1986 and been concerned about climate issues for most of that time. Since 2012 Jane has been Emeritus Professor of Philosophy at the University of Cambridge. She joined CCF as a Trustee in 2013, and works closely with the Management Team.

Bev Sedley

Bev became a trustee in 2009. Bev is now retired, having worked with local mental health charity Lifecraft for 14 years, as co-founder, Chair, and Manager. She is also the co-founder and the current Chair of Cambridge Sustainable Food.

Tom Bragg

Tom found Carbon Conversations so engaging in 2007 that he wanted to do more with CCF. After retiring as an engineer with the worker co-op, Delta-T Devices, he became CCF chair of trustees and is involved in CCF's management and home-energy work. He’s a Carbon Conversations facilitator and thermal-imaging trainer.

William McVey


William has been involved with CCF as an Open Eco Homes host. He's now retired following many years working as an accountant in the not-for-profit sector. He spent 13 years as the accountant at Darwin College in the University of Cambridge.

Clare Watters

Clare has been working in the environmental sector for over 10 years, after taking an MSc in Architecture: Energy Efficiency and the Environment. Clare has worked predominantly for environmental charities and has focused mainly on supporting businesses to become more sustainable, as well as working for Waterwise, supporting the construction of water-efficient housing.

Nicole Dang

Nicole became a Trustee in 2019. Having spent a decade in the legal sector as a linguist, Nicole recently re-trained as a Research Psychologist. She is a keen Eco-Minimalist & completed a whole-house retrofit on her own home in 2016, thereby reducing her home energy use by an estimated 70%.

Libby Peachey

Libby joined CCF as a trustee in 2019. She has worked in research administration at the University for several years. She has been involved in the planning and management of several research projects with an environmental focus and recently completed an environmental studies programme with the Open University.

Our Staff

The Cambridge Carbon Footprint staff are responsible for the day-to-day running of the charity.

Nicole Barton

Volunteer and Events Organiser

Nicole Barton joined Cambridge Carbon Footprint in January 2014. Nicole has significant experience working in the not for profit sector engaging volunteers and supporters and organising events both big and small.

Alana Sinclair


Alana Sinclair joined Cambridge Carbon Footprint in November 2012 having already volunteered in the CCF office. Before moving to Cambridge she worked with Waste Watch engaging the public in food waste recycling, and studied a Masters of Sustainability in her native Australia.