School of Earth and Environment

Elizabeth Morgan

Posgraduate Student

Email address: ee09lm@leeds.ac.uk
Room: 9.157w

Affiliation: Sustainability Research Institute

Biography

Elizabeth Morgan has led marketing and product development in large consumer branded businesses (Carlsberg, Boots) across healthcare, beauty and grocery categories. She created and chaired the Boots Centre for Innovation and now runs a consultancy business, www.innoweaver.co.uk , helping both retailers and brand owners build commercial success through innovation. After taking a Masters in Sustainability, she is undertaking a part time PhD, researching consumer goods businesses' innovations for consumer emissions reduction. She is a Trustee Director of the Energy Saving Trust, the leading UK organisation giving independent advice to consumers, which also runs a number of governments' programmes and advice lines.
She is deputy chair of her local community shop, a thriving business launched in 2010 and run by 50 volunteers.

Qualifications

  • BSc Economics, London School of Economic, 1st class
  • MSc Sustainability, University of Leeds, Distinction

Memberships/Fellowships

Business & Organisations for Sustainable Societies Group (BOSS)

Research Interests

Corporate environmental responsiveness, sustainable consumption, coevolutionary processes, diffusion of innovation

Project details

Project title

Business innovation for carbon emissions reduction in consumption

Supervisors

Dr Tim Foxon and Dr Anne Tallontire

Start date

2012

Publications