Huge congratulations to everyone listed in the ENDS Report’s full Power List 2024 which celebrates 100 environmental professionals who have made the greatest impact in the past two years – as nominated by their colleagues, clients and competitors.

Launched this week, we are delighted to see so many familiar and supportive names with links to UKELA, including our very own Chair, Vice Chair, three additional trustees, plus chairs and speakers presenting at the UKELA Annual Conference in just under two weeks' time. Even more of a reason to get your ticket if you have not already to meet and hear directly from many of these top 100 UK environmental professionals:

👏 Warren Percival, UKELA Chair, and Director at RSK Group

👏 Nina Pindham, UKELA Vice Chair, and specialist planning and environmental law Barrister at Cornerstone Barristers

👏 Alison York, 2024 UKELA Conference Chair, UKELA trustee, and Head of Legal at the Scottish Environment Protection Agency

👏 Estelle Dehon KC, UKELA trustee and a public law silk at Cornerstone Barristers

👏 Helen Mitcheson UKELA trustee, convenor of UKELA’s Marine working party and Senior Associate at Freeths

👏 Dr Anna Willetts, convenor of UKELA’s Waste working party, and Partner at Gunnercooke

👏 Laura Tainsh, team member of UKELA Scotland, and Partner at Davidson Chalmers Stewart

👏 Elsie Blackshaw-Crosby, organiser of this year’s UKELA’s Wild Law Weekend, Managing lawyer at The Lifescape Project.


 Plus UKELA Conference speakers and plenary chairs: 

👏 Caroline May, UKELA Conference Plenary 2 Chair (Carbon Markets: a discussion of regulated and unregulated markets) Sustainability Partner and Co Head ESG EMEA Norton Rose Fulbright LLP

👏 Martin Baxter - one of our speakers in the above Plenary 2, and Deputy CEO at IEMA

👏 Richard Broadbent, UKELA Conference Plenary 4 Chair (The role of protected sites in nature conservation), co-founder of UKELA’s mentorship scheme, and Legal Director, Environmental Law team at Freeths

👏 Rosamund Adoo-Kissi-Debrah - WHO BreathLife Ambassador, Founder and Trustee of The Ella Roberts Foundation who is delivering a pre-recorded personalised message for the UKELA Conference Plenary 1 (How are cities dealing with current challenges regarding air pollution?)

👏 Samantha Riggs - UKELA Conference speaker in the Waste Working Party session, and Barrister at 25 Bedford Row.

ENDS Report is also our media partner at this year's Conference. We look forward to sharing four days of insightful debate, discussion and networking. The programme is looking full and inspiring.  Thank you to our sponsors.  


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