Dr. Andy Green BSc PgCert MSc PhD CEnv MIEMA FHEA
Senior Research Fellow

Tel.: +44 (0)1707 284588

Andy joined AERU as a Research Fellow in March 2000, and has since worked on a wide range of projects spanning environmental pollution and its mitigation, soil carbon storage and climate change, managing environments for ecological recovery, the international delivery of pesticide properties data, analysis of agri-chemical and veterinary product properties, novel approaches to managing agricultural pollution, and broader sustainability issues.

His main areas of interest include:

  • Sustainable resource use in a changing world.
  • Environmental best practice for rural businesses.
  • Sustainable mitigation of environmental pollution.
  • Climate change mitigation.
  • Soil and water management.


  • BSc in Geography from Leeds University.
  • MSc in Environmental Water Management from Cranfield University.
  • PhD in Non-point Source Water Pollution from the University of Hertfordshire.
  • PGCert in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education.

Andy is also a Chartered Environmentalist (CEnv), a Full Member of the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (MIEMA), a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA) and a member of the UK irrigation Association.

Previous employment

Having previously worked in the financial sector, Andy was employed at Cranfield University, on the prestigious EU funded MEDALUS (MEditerranean Desertification And Land USe) project; and has worked collaboratively with the Environment Agency and Thames Water.

Selected projects

  • Establishing a field-based evidence base for the impact of agri-environment options on soil carbon and climate change mitigation.
  • Catchment approach to reducing metaldehyde pollution using Payments for Ecosystem Services.
  • Review of published exposure to pesticides data for residents and bystanders.
  • Guidance & tool to support farmers in taking aware decisions on Ecological Focus Areas (awareEFA)
  • Review of livestock feed additives that have direct beneficial affects on the environment
  • Planning Your Entry Level Stewardship Application.

Recent publications

  • Green, A. (2019). Agricultural waste and pollution. In: Letcher, T.M. & Vallero, D.A. eds. Waste: A Handbook for Management. 2nd edition. London: Academic Press, pp. 531-551. DOI
  • Green, A. (2019). Sustainable Drainage Systems (SuDS) in the UK. In: Jegatheesan, V., Goonetilleke, A., van Leeuwen, J., Kandasamy, J., Warner, D., Myers, B. Bhuiyan, M., Spence, K. & Parker, G. eds. Urban Stormwater and Flood Management: Enhancing the Liveability of Cities. Cham, Switzerland: Springer Nature, pp. 69-101. DOI
  • Warner, D.J., Tzilivakis, J., Green, A., Charlton, D. & Lewis, K.A. (2019). Determining the climate change mitigation potential of Countryside Stewardship. World Journal of Agriculture and Soil Science Change, 1(2), DOI
  • Tzilivakis, J., Warner, D., Green, A. & Lewis, K. (2019). Spatial analysis of the benefits and burdens of Ecological Focus Areas for water-related ecosystem services vulnerable to climate change in Europe. Mitig. Adapt. Strateg. Glob. Change, 24(2): 205-233. DOI
  • Lewis, K.A., Tzilivakis, J., Warner, D.J. & Green, A. (2018). Agri-environmental Management in Europe: Sustainable Challenges and Solutions - From Policy Interventions to Practical Farm Management.. 5m Publishing, Sheffield, UK. ISBN: 1912178443

Dr. Andy Green's extended publications list.

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University of Hertfordshire
University of Hertfordshire, 2020.