Professional Development

What a difference 365 days make!

Reflecting on my first year as Head of Responsible Business & Sustainability at Just Eat Takeaway.com

Energy, Professional Development, STEM

15 years of doing what I love

Over the last 15 years in sustainability I, very much like the industry I work in, have evolved

Energy, Professional Development, STEM, Womanhood

People like me don’t get jobs like these

My journey to becoming a Non Executive Director (NED) People like me don't get jobs like these. That was the thought running through my mind at the final interview stage for a NED role.  What do I mean by people like me? Females? South Asians? Under 40’s? Sustainability professionals? State school educated? New mums? Well… Continue reading People like me don’t get jobs like these

Motherhood, Professional Development, Womanhood

Breaking the Bias

Imagine a world free of stereotypes and discrimination. A world that is diverse, equitable and inclusive.

Professional Development

My 21 lessons of 2021

This year was suppose to be different. Not the sequel to 2020. But despite the challenges, there were so many lessons learned.

Professional Development

When doing nothing was the most important ‘something’ I could do.

Time off between jobs has been so important for my physical and mental health.

Motherhood, Professional Development, Womanhood

Me, Myself and I(mposter)

In the last 12 months, I have given birth (following a difficult pregnancy and labour), secured a Non Exec Director position (a role typically filled by 55+ year old, experienced, white men) and have accepted a new job (a more senior role with a broader responsibility than my previous). Was I scared to enter into… Continue reading Me, Myself and I(mposter)

Professional Development, WeWork

Celebrating my one year anni‘we’rsary

What a difference a year makes...

Professional Development

Honoured to be Honoured: Celebrating my 4 year MBE anniversary

  Four years on  Four years ago today, my family and I drove through the gates of Buckingham Palace to attend my MBE investiture ceremony. I was being honoured as a Member of the Order of the British Empire for my services to sustainability in the energy management sector and for promoting diversity in science,… Continue reading Honoured to be Honoured: Celebrating my 4 year MBE anniversary

Energy, Professional Development, Starbucks

Hanging up my green apron

Almost 5 years after joining the biggest coffee brand in the world, today I will be hanging up my Starbucks apron with utmost love and respect for the company where I was able to learn so much. At such a pivotal point in my career, Starbucks gave me a platform to grow, shine and make… Continue reading Hanging up my green apron