Event Details

The environmental impact of Project Management

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UK is hosting COP26 conference www.ukcop26.org in November so it is timely to consider how we as project managers may be able to influence the way our industry impacts the environment. Big Pharma such as GSK have signed up as a Principle Partner to the COP26 and big organisations are taking the climate challenge seriously. How is this filtering down at project level? 

To understand the situation PIPMG have invited Vincent McGoldrick, who is a volunteer for Greenpeace, to explain his view on the climate and what action is needed.

Vincent is a retired Pharma industry employee, with some 35 years of experience in the industry.

The event is open to all PIPMG members and features a presentation from Vincent with Q&A.

Meeting date: 22nd September 2021 starting at: 14:00

Bookable Sessions

Please note that this event is only available to PIPMG members. If you are already a PIPMG member, please log in here. If you are not a PIPMG member, you can join for free here.

PIPMG webinar One entry (22nd Sep 2021) Cost: Free.


Janette Thomas: CEO, PIPMG

Janette Thomas

Janette Thomas (BSc, DiploD, PhD) is a director of PIPMG. Janette is founder and CEO of Pellis Care Ltd. She is an experienced senior executive with 30 years in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry. She has led R&D and international pharmaceutical drug development projects including for GlaxoSmithKline plc (LSE:GSK), CELS Ltd, Gardant, Jomaa Pharma GmbH, Immodulon Therapeutics Ltd, and Horizon Discovery Group plc (LSE:HZD). Her experience includes leading research projects, manufacturing outsourcing, large multinational consortia, and multinational pharmaceutical projects. Janette has a Diploma in Company Direction from the Institute of Directors, a PhD from University of Leicester, UK, and post doctoral research at Cambridge University, UK. Janette has been a Board member and part of the PIPMG executive committee for over 10 years and has been involved in all areas of PIPMG activity - in particular looking after PIPMG finances and long term strategy.

Vincent McGoldrick: Volunteer, Greenpeace

Vincent McGoldrick

Vincent is a retired Pharma industry employee, having spent 35 years with janssen.

He is a passionate volunteer member of Greenpeace, and has taken part in street campaigns and made presentations.

Event Agenda

22nd September 2021

Time Item Speaker
  • Short introduction to Greenpeace
  • Why we all need to take action and what is the climate emergency?
  • What is net zero and is carbon offsetting the answer?
  • What can your business do to help?
  • Greenpeace actions
Vincent McGoldrick, Greenpeace

Q&A and discussion of the participation of Project Managers driving change in the Pharmaceutical Industry

Janette Thomas, PIPMG

The video meeting will be held on 22nd Sep 2021, and will start at 14:00.