Brain food: Tomorrow's jobs UK Environment Manager

Brain food: Tomorrow's jobs UK Environment Manager - Name: Mike Kelly

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Last Updated: 09 Oct 2013

Name: Mike Kelly

Company: KPMG

Age: 44

Time in job: 4 months

Previous job: Manager of UN environmental programme for financial institutions in Geneva

What does it involve?: My role is to drive the development and implementation of KPMG's environmental policy. My initial focus is resource usage and transport - establishing measurable indicators of this to reduce our resource consumption and make financial savings. Right now I'm looking at everything from how people get to work to the paper on their desks.

How did you get the job?: I answered an ad in The Economist then went through the interview process.

Best points?: The importance KPMG attaches to this policy: there's a real will to get things done and there's a lot of enthusiasm from the staff.

Worst points?: Commuting to work again - an hour and a half on Thameslink.

Salary scale: pounds 50,000+.

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