Who is SustMeme?
With a Master’s degree in ‘The Word & the Visual Imagination’, Jim has amassed over 20 years’ experience in magazine publishing, mostly spent editing sustainability journals for business and the built environment sector.
His publishing portfolio ranges from newspapers, through regional and national B2B and B2C periodicals, onto yearbooks and in-depth supplements and white papers. As a journalist, he has edited and writes regularly for special reports published in The Times and The Sunday Times, as well as the likes of Guardian Sustainable Business. Freelance work includes guest articles authored specifically for such as blue-chip corporates and global brands, international magazines and public bodies, ranging from The Gap and Ford Motor Company, through Siemens and SUEZ, WRAP and ING, to such as ENI and JLL. He has edited chapters for an academic book, plus video content.
Events commitments include contributing in the role of programme director, chair, presenter or panellist at world and national conferences, seminars and workshops, as well as being booked as business-lunch or after-dinner speaker, plus providing private Board-Room and in-house talks and keynotes. Fuller details and testimonials can be found here.
Highly active and engaged across social media, Jim is ranked in the Top 30 Sustainability bloggers on Twitter worldwide, amongst the Top 10 CSR Pros and the global Top 46 Resource & Optimization Influencers and Top 12 Experts in Green Energy on Twitter.
Jim also had the honour of being included in Debrett’s People of Today, the annual publication described as celebrating those individuals who are positively influencing Britain and inspiring others through their achievements and leadership.
Director of Sustainability at McClelland Media Ltd, Jim is also engaged as Strategic Media Advisor to the Supply Chain Sustainability School, providing consultancy since July 2014 in support of the dynamic growth of the School both in UK and global markets, overseeing PR and Comms activities on an ongoing basis.
In addition, Jim supported Chelgate for five years from 2011 as a Senior Consultant ‘of special counsel’ in their public affairs and public relations activities on sustainability, renewable energy and built environment matters. Based in London, Brussels and Bucharest, Chelgate has a terrific track record on both national issues and international relations, to which Jim brought additional sectoral expertise, working closely with their specialist environment, energy, property and construction teams.
Beginning February 2012, Jim also took up a rôle with Sustainable Life Media and sat on the Advisory Board for the successful launch of their Sustainable Brands conference event SB London. An integrated media company, based in San Francisco, California, USA, SLM delivers information, produces events, and cultivates communities of interest to facilitate the shift to a flourishing and sustainable economy.