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Sustainability Committee and Board

20 November 2023

The Komiti Toitū | Sustainability Committee promotes sustainability in UC's curriculum and research. Learn more and see who's on the committee.


Komiti Toitū | Sustainability Committee

The purpose of the Komiti Toitū | Sustainability Committee is to promote Sustainability in University of Canterbury curriculum and research. Membership is for a two-year term.


Current membership of the Committee
Professor Jan Evans-FreemanPro-Vice-Chancellor Sustainability (ex-officio, Chair)
Dr Matt MorrisSustainability Manager (ex-officio)
Professor Bronwyn HaywardFaculty of Arts representative
Dr Joya KemperFaculty of Business representative
Dr Veronica O’TooleFaculty of Education representative
Dr Ricardo Bello MendozaFaculty of Engineering representative
Associate Professor Arindam BasuFaculty of Health representative
Associate Professor Andrew SimpsonFaculty of Law representative
Professor Sally GawFaculty of Science representative
Associate Professor Travis HortonAcademic representative of Academic Board
TBAAcademic representative of Academic Board
Engagement OfficerUCSA representative
Matthew ScobieMāori Interests representative
TBAPasifika Interests representative 
Committee SecretarySustainability Projects Coordinator

Sustainability Programme Board

The purpose of the Board provides advice and insights on current campus projects concerned with Sustainability.  Membership is based on the skillset required for each project. Membership is for a two-year term.


Current membership of the Board:
Professor Jan Evans-FreemanPro-Vice-Chancellor Sustainability (Chair)
Elizabeth BrownNgāi Tūāhuriri Representative
Professor Markus MilneAir Travel representative
Associate Professor David EvisonCarbon reduction representative
Dr Edward ChalliesWater representative
Nick HughesFacilities Management representative
Steve FrodshamIndustry Partnerships representative
Michael OulsnamIT representative
TBAStudent representative
In Attendance 
Dr Matt Morris Sustainability Manager
Committee SecretarySustainability Projects Coordinator
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