13 Feb

CIEH Network Conference: Air Quality

Improving Public Health

New Year Special Discount  

CIEH member: £50
Affiliate member: £100
Non-member: £100


Standard Rate

CIEH member: £99
Affiliate member: £149
Non-member: £149

Horsham District Council, Parkside, Chart Way, Horsham, West Sussex, RH12 1RL

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CIEH’s first Network Conference on Air Quality will be focusing on improving public health. The event will look at national and local government strategies to minimise the effects of pollution and improve outdoor air quality. In addition, delegates will have the opportunity to upskill, network and stay informed on the latest developments in air pollution.

Local authorities are the best place to introduce systems that work best for their respective areas. Hear best practice case studies on how authorities are tackling the concerns within their regions to clean up the air. 

Key topics include:

  • Review of Interventions to Improve Outdoor Air Quality and Public Health
  • Southampton’s Green City Charter
  • Portsmouth City Council's Clean Air Zone
  • Environment Bill
  • CIEH Update 


Air Quality: Improving Public Health Programme 

CPD: 4 Hours and 30 Minutes

Cllr Christopher Hammond is the current Leader of Southampton City Council and was elected to this role in May 2018.
He was first elected to Southampton City Council in 2013 representing Woolston, and later joined the Cabinet as portfolio holder for Transformation and then Sustainable Living. Christopher chaired the Council’s Scrutiny Inquiry Panel in 2014, which explored the issue of and solutions to, Southampton’s air pollution problem.
Christopher currently serves as a Board Director on the Solent Local Enterprise Partnership and is Cabinet Member for Environment at the Key Cities Group.

Andrea Lee, Campaigns and Policy Manager, ClientEarth joined the clean air team's UK office in 2013. She first worked on the Healthy Air London community engagement project and now coordinates the national Healthy Air Campaign.
She has over ten years’ experience of working on sustainability projects and campaigns across the voluntary and public sectors in the UK, Spain and the USA. Andrea previously worked on sustainable transport behaviour change projects funded by TfL and later at national charity Living Streets.

Nadeem Shad

Nadeem Shad, Sussex Air Chair, Team Leader (Environmental Protection), Adur & Worthing Councils. Began his career in Environmental Health as a Technician at Rushmoor Borough Council where he completed the IoA Diploma in Acoustics and Noise Control. Then went on to do a post-graduate diploma in Environmental Assessment and BSc Environmental Health degree, qualifying as an EHO and subsequently became a CIEH ELP assessor.
In 2017 he became the chair of Sussex-air and worked on development of the Sussex Air Quality Planning Guidance, based on low emission strategies and aimed to provide advice for developers and consultants.  

Sarah Robertson

Dr Sarah Robertson, Principal Environmental Public Health Scientist, Environmental Hazards and Emergencies Department, Public Health England. Dr Roberson obtained her doctorate at the British Heart Foundation (BHF) Cardiovascular Centre of Excellence, University of Edinburgh, as part of the cohort of fully funded BHF 4-year PhD studentships; and subsequently undertook postdoctoral studies in America. Dr Robertson joined Public Health England in 2013 and is working with stakeholders, at both national and local level, in the formulation, planning and monitoring of measures to tackle air pollution, as well as helping to ensure a coordinated approach is taken.


Tamara Sandoul

Tamara Sandoul, is the Policy and Campaigns Manager at CIEH. Having joined the Institute in early 2017, her work has largely focussed on housing policy. Tamara has previously held a number of health-related policy and public affairs roles, including at Breast Cancer Now, British Lung Foundation and the Department of Health.
At the British Lung Foundation, Tamara was joint lead on the award winning campaign to ban smoking in cars carrying children, which was made into law in 2014.

Hayley Trower

Hayley Trower, Air Quality Lead for Transport, Portsmouth City Council, oversees the development of Portsmouth City Council's Local Air Quality Plan and wider initiatives to improve air quality in Portsmouth. Hayley is an experienced transport planner with a MSc in Transportation Planning and Engineering and has worked at a number of local authorities developing transport and planning policy as well as managing projects. Hayley is particularly interested in the impact of the built environment on health and wellbeing and is currently working towards achieving Public Health Practitioner accreditation.

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