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Kay Emblen-Perry

Senior Lecturer Sustainable Management

Worcester Business School

Contact Details


tel: 01905 855253

Kay has several years’ of senior environmental and ecology consultancy experience delivering consultancy projects in renewable energy technologies, contaminated land remediation, biodiversity offsetting and ecological assessment for UK organisations. She is qualified as an environmental and quality lead auditor, has implemented environmental management systems for both UK and multinational organisations and has trained environmental and quality assessors.

In previous roles Kay gained senior project management and purchasing management experience in international automotive companies. She project managed the implementation of sustainable supply chain strategies, new vehicle projects and EU REACH Regulations.

Kay’s specialisation is in Sustainable Management including Environmental Management and Justice, Social Responsibility and Economic Sustainability. Her latest research projects involve enhancing Education for Sustainable Development through ‘edutainment’ and improving energy efficiency and conservation activities within small and medium businesses.

Teaching & Research

Teaching & Research

Teaching and research interests:

Sustainability including Environmental Management and Justice
Social Responsibility
Economic Sustainability
Sustainable Management

Professional Bodies

Professional Bodies




Conference Papers:

Energy Management in UK Non-Domestic Buildings - A new perspective to provoke reduced carbon emissions. Symposium “Sustainable Development Research at Universities in the United Kingdom” Manchester, 5th & 6th April 2016.

The Role of ‘Edutainment’ in Education for Sustainable Development. Showcasing and Exploring Excellence, University of Worcester Annual Teaching, Learning and Student Experience Conference, 16 June 2016.


Emblen-Perry, K. (2016), Building owners vs. energy users: a split incentive for energy reduction. Lambert  Academic Publishing. Germany. Emblen-Perry, K. and Duckers, L. (2016)

Energy Management in UK Non-Domestic Buildings - A new perspective to provoke reduced carbon emissions. In Leal-Filho, W. (ed) “Sustainable Development Research at Universities in the United Kingdom” Germany. Springer.


Whole Earth Photography Exhibition, Worcester Arts Workshop, November 2015

Photography Exhibition, Warwickshire College, Leamington Spa, June 2014

Business Publications:

Parkwood Consultancy News, January 2014, Sustainability within the supply chain
Glendale Services Magazine, September 2013, Auditing form the auditor’s perspective
Parkwood News March 2014, Wildlife legislation and practical habitat awareness

External Responsibilities

External Responsibilities