Nigel Roome, who has died of septic shock while undergoing treatment for acute myeloid leukaemia aged 62, was a leading adviser to both government and business on sustainability issues.

Born in Epsom, Surrey, the youngest son of Clifford, a wine merchant, and his wife, Margaret (nee Males), a retail assistant, Nigel was educated at Northgate grammar school, Ipswich, and studied chemistry with economics at Surrey University. He then gained a PhD with a cost-benefit analysis of nature reserves from St Edmund’s College, Cambridge. His doctoral studies sparked a lifelong commitment to unravelling complex global problems and conceiving ways in which our relationship with the planet could be improved.

Continue reading…

from Sustainable development | The Guardian
via http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/apr/12/nigel-roome-obituary

Leave a Reply

Translate »

By continuing to use the site, you agree to the use of cookies. more information

The cookie settings on this website are set to "allow cookies" to give you the best browsing experience possible. If you continue to use this website without changing your cookie settings or you click "Accept" below then you are consenting to this.

Close