Philippa Roberts was Labour’s candidate in the 2010 General Election in Hereford and South Herefordshire. She is currently a Town Councillor in north Herefordshire, chair of the County Party and Co-Chair of West Midlands LGBT Labour.
As a former exec Member of SERA, Labour’s Environment Campaign, she is an expert on environmental issues, specifically when related to the economy. She has been successfully running a small green technology and consultancy business, Low and Behold, since 2006. Philippa is a Chartered Waste Manager and specializes in resource management, whether that is materials, water or energy.
Her business works across the private, public and third sectors and has been instrumental in creating and developing new organisations and new business models that find resourceful solutions to today’s problems.
She has extensive experience in establishing not-for-profit and community led projects, including a long-term interest in co-operative models for renewable energy. Philippa works at both the operational and board level.
She is a non-executive Director of the BPR Group, an environmental services company and a Member of Glas Cymru, the not-for-profit parent company of Welsh Water. She is a regular speaker on sustainable development, the environment and the economy, co-operative issues and women in politics.
Subjects: Agriculture and Rural Policy, Business & Finance, Economy, Employment, Energy & Climate Change, Environment, Equalities (Women), Equalities (LGBT), International Development, Taxation, Transport
Regions: London, North West, Wales, West Midlands