Who we are

Authors and Designated Trainers

   

Andy Brown

Engineer; Co-author and modelled Carbon Conversations games & ‘star-ratings’; provides the technical input to the materials.  Designated trainer and Community and Commercial Facilitator

 

Rosemary Randall

Psychotherapist; author and originator of Carbon Conversations; author of ‘A New Climate for Psychotherapy?’, an exploration of resistance to action on climate change, of ‘Loss and climate change: the cost of parallel narratives’.  Designated Trainer and Community and Commercial Facilitator.

 

Paul Adderley

Paul was previously a senior manager at PwC and combines his financial and environmental expertise with facilitation skills to help organisations implement sustainable practices.  He believes engaging and empowering individuals to explore the issues in a constructive and open environment benefits organisational performance  Paul is a Designated Trainer and Community and Commercial Facilitator.

He holds an MSc in Environmental Studies, is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants, A Chartered Environmentalist and a Full Member of the Institute of Environmental Assessment and Management.

 

Jean Langhorne

Jean became interested in Carbon Conversations in 2010,  after she studied Ecopsychology  with the Centre for Human Ecology in Glasgow and became convinced of the effectiveness of psychological approaches to engaging  people with the problems of climate change.

Her background is in Ecology and Environmental Education.  She is a trustee of Speygrian Educational Trust, which promotes experiential outdoor learning and provides catalysts for change at both a personal and a professional level, by bringing new perspectives to the relationship we have with the natural world.  Jean is a Designated Trainer and Community and Commercial Facilitator.

 

Pam Candea

Pam has been working to promote sustainable society actively since returning to a cherished ambition after a long career in the commercial world in 2007. She now works with community, public sector, and commercial organisations to help bring about change using values based methods. 

She holds an MSc in Environmental Architecture at the Centre for Alternative Technology (UEL), gaining a distinction.  Dissertation: The impact of a values-based change method on the environmental performance of an organisation.  The primary research was done with a Carbon Conversations group. 

Pam has been working with Carbon Conversations since 2009 after being inspired to find out more after reading about Carbon Conversations in  the Guardian's Manchester Report: 20 top ways to save the world from climate change.  Pam is a Designated Trainer and Commercial Facilitator and leads on Carbon Conversations through The Surefoot Effect CIC.

 

Rachael Millson

Rachael is passionate about working with others to bring about social and environmental change. She is a self-employed facilitator and trainer, working in the third sector. She is based in Peebles in the Scottish Borders. Rachael is a founder member and Board Director of Tweedgreen, a community sustainability organisation, supported by the Climate Challenge Fund. Working voluntarily, she has been instrumental in Tweedgreen's Food programmes, supporting people within the community to reconsider the impact food has on the environment and to eat and enjoy more local food. Rachael is also Chair of the Schools Working Group, developing a programme that supports schools to reduce their carbon footprints and builds awareness of and commitment to the mitigation of climate change amongst school children and their parents.

Rachael is a Designated Trainer and Commercial Facilitator.

 

Jane Orton

Jane has been working as a psychotherapist for over 20 years. She was formerly a teacher and educationalist, member of a radical theatre group and for a long period lived in a community aiming for sustainability. She is a keen cyclist and tandem rider.  She has been involved with Carbon Conversations since 2009 is a Designated Trainer and Community and comercial Facilitator.

Tony Wragg

Tony practices as a psychotherapist, but has had a quite different earlier career as an engineer and research and development manager.  He provides consultancy on technology and intellectual property. He continues a lifelong love affair with the Scottish Highlands and is a passionate on-and-off-road cyclist. He has been involved in Carbon Conversations since 2009 and is a Designated Trainer and Community and Commercial Facilitator.

 

Thanks to participants, facilitators, trainers and supporters, UK-wide and beyond, who make Carbon Conversations so effective.
Also to Jim Kirkpatrick, Mark Skipper and Mark Wharton for their technical contributions to this website.