CUSP and the Sustainability Office

CUSP is supported by the Sustainability Office.

The Sustainability Office leads and promotes sustainability in all aspects of University learning and research, culture, operations and governance structures, and empowers our diverse communities of staff, students and partners to co-create tomorrow's sustainable campus and deliver the Sustainable Development Goals. The Office reports to the Deputy President & Registrar.

Sustainability Office Staff

 Dr Richard Manton

Director of Sustainability



 Michelle O'Dowd Lohan

Community and University Sustainability Officer



Sustainability Accountant

In recruitment


Sustainability Administrator

In recruitment


Dr Alma Clavin*

Lecturer in Sustainability & Education for Sustainable Development


Dr Elizabeth Hurley*

Lecturer in Sustainability & Education for Sustainable Development


*Based in the University of Galway Centre for Excellence in Learning & Teaching


CUSP Team at announcement of SDG Champion Status

An image of the CUSP team following the announcement of the University of Galway as an SDG Champion for 2023.

CUSP team at the launch of NUI Galway Sustainability Strategy 2017-2020

CUSP Team with Names B