Rebecca Jessup

Rebecca is an Environmental Manager with High Speed Two (HS2) Limited managing and assuring the environmental assessment work of over 1200 consultants producing the Environmental Statement for hybrid Bill. She works closely with key statutory bodies and DfT on the parliamentary requirements to manage the report and develop HS2’s environmental policies and standards.

Over a 23 year career in environmental consulting, management, marketing and business development she has been Director of Environment for an engineering consultancy in the United States working on large scale infrastructure projects. She has commercial awareness and experience as manager of business development for several SMEs improving their business model for growth and profitability.

Rebecca brings knowledge to enable the IES to build a name in policy making circles by proving that the institute and its members work is valuable in influencing policy.

She was elected at the 2019 AGM.

Joining the IES helps your personal and professional development. Whatever stage you are at in your career, the IES has membership services that will help you gain recognition and progress to the next level. Members come from all areas of the environment sector, wherever jobs are underpinned by sound science. Your membership grade within the IES depends on what stage you are at in your career.

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  • 4 journals, the environmental SCIENTIST, per annum
  • Regional and national events
  • Contribute to our policy and guidance work
  • Chance to apply for Chartered Scientist, Chartered Environmentalist and Registered Environmental Technician
  • Recognition of professional status
  • CPD recording tools
  • Use of post-nominal letters
  • Access to our exclusive monthly webinars
  • Regular reports on the environmental science sector
  • Discount on meeting room rates at our central London office