James Dixon

James Dixon

Associate Director - Sustainability, Newcastle Hospitals

James is a Chartered Environmentalist with twenty years’ sustainability experience. This has ranged from working at Newcastle City Council implementing Environmental Management Systems (ISO 14001 & EMAS), helping contribute to Newcastle being awarded UK’s Greenest City two years running, to establishing the sector leading Sustainable Healthcare in Newcastle (Shine) programme at Newcastle Hospitals culminating in them becoming the first healthcare organisation in the world to publicly declare a climate emergency, and commit to fast-tracking decarbonisation of their services.

James holds Fellowship positions at the Institute of Environmental Management & Assessment (FIEMA) and the Royal Society for Arts (FRSA) is Vice Chair of the Board at Health Care Without Harm Europe, Chairs the Shelford Group of Sustainability Leads and is Sustainability Lead for the North East & North Cumbria Integrated Care System.