Peter Watts

Peter Watts

Environmental Sustainability Consultant

Bench Accredited



Head of Facilities

Peter Watts has been contracted as an environmental consultant for Shelter for nearly 3 years. I have worked with Peter for around 12 months and he has supported Shelter through our ISO 14001 accreditation, ESOS compliance and training. Peter has provided encouragement to all levels of Shelter staff on Environmental matters and all have found him to be a very hard-working team member. He is highly organised, has great communication skills and I have always been very impressed with the way that he has approached work. He is an asset to our team

Institute of Cancer Research

Deputy Director of Facilities

We have worked with Peter for a number of years on environmental improvement projects. Peter is not only immensely knowledgeable in his field but has taken the time to understand our organisation and its people. His approach is very collaborative and his manner outstandingly cooperative; as a result he has provided us with extremely effective support in a number of areas.

Work Experience


Watts Sustainability Ltd

(September 2014 - Present)

Peter set up Watts Sustainability Ltd and continues to run it as his own company.

Watts Sustainability works with clients to lighten their impacts on the planet – through helping them understand what they are, engaging and listening to their staff, clients and communities and making the most of opportunities presented by working more sustainably. It has an excellent track record in working with some of the UK’s best-known companies and a variety of varied and interesting projects. Watts Sustainability previously traded as Ecoture Consulting and was set up in September 2014.

Head of Environment

Workplace Law

(December 2011 - July 2014)

Peter developed a business unit growing it from a training only business offering one environmental course to one offering a spectrum of professional environmental training and a significant consultancy work client base. Peter developed the business plan and strategic outlook for the environmental business which constitutes one third of International Workplace’s service offering.

Consultancy services offered include ISO14001, energy and carbon management, environmental legal compliance, waste management and corporate sustainability strategy

Peter built and led a small team of environmental consultants as well as a network of external professional environmental associates.


Working career break

(October 2009 - July 2011)

During this period Peter worked in New Zealand and South East Asia spending the majority of the time living in Vietnam.

He worked for 1 year (between August 2010 and July 2011) for Singapore International School in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam as an English and ICT teacher

Senior Consultant

Turner & Townsend

(January 2006 - September 2009)

Peter worked predominantly on construction projects as a sustainability consultant. Peter was a qualified BREEAM Assessor and CIBSE Low Carbon Assessor. Projects include the new University of Worcester Campus and the major refurbishment of the National Audit Office which achieved a BREEAM Excellent.

Peter spent two years seconded in-house to Ministry of Justice as Sustainable Development and Energy Advisor working with senior staff on cross government environmental policy issues and reducing the department’s energy use, carbon footprint, waste arisings and water use.

Other projects include working on sustainable procurement for the Olympic Delivery Authority and a high level sustainability strategy for the Government’s Building Schools for the Future Programme

Education & Qualifications

University of Surrey

MSc. Environmental Strategy

(2008 - 2014)

University of Bradford

BSc. Environmental Science (First class honours)

(1998 - 2002)

About Peter Watts

Peter is a highly experienced environmental sustainability professional he works with some of the UK's best known organisations helping them to lighten their impact on the planet - through helping them understand what they are, engaging and listening to their staff, clients and communities and making the most of opportunities presented by working more sustainably. He focuses on environmental management systems (ISO14001), auditing, carbon and energy management, compliance and strategy. One of his specialisms is helping organisations build capability through training and coaching - mobilising people to engage with environmental issues in the workplace.


Environmental Management

Skills & Expertise

Behavioural programmes and communication
Carbon and energy management
Environmental policy & legal compliance
Management systems inc ISO14001
Training and coaching

Current Location


Locations Considered

UK & International

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