Water Security Network

Enda Hayes

endahEnda Hayes has worked in the environmental field for over 15 years with a primary focus on biosystems, air quality and carbon management, including traditional air pollutants (e.g. particulate matter, nitrogen dioxide, ozone, ammonia), greenhouse gases and bioaerosols. Enda did his primary degree in Agricultural Science, subsequently focussing on the environmental impact of the sector through an MSc in Agricultural Engineering and Food Technology and a PhD in Biosystems Engineering from University Colleague Dublin.

Enda joined the University of the West of England in 2004 and is now an Associate Professor in Air Quality and Carbon Management. Enda has worked on a number of air quality, carbon and broader sustainability projects locally, nationally and internationally. Enda’s particular interest is working at the interface between science and policy particularly regarding the impact of the urban environment and intensive biosystems on our natural resources. This niche position allows Enda to engage with a number of diverse stakeholders including the public, business and industry, the scientific community and governance/regulatory bodies. This is reflected in the broad range of funders that Enda has worked with including UK local authorities, UK central government, UK Research Councils, the European Commission, Horizon 2020, individual European Member States, South African Government, European Regional Development Fund and international business and industry. Enda is a Member of the Institute of Environmental Science, the Institute of Air Quality Management and the Scientific Committee for the International Union of Air Pollution Prevention and Environmental Protection Associations and has published more than 40 peer-reviewed articles.

Enda is the IWSN Project Manager, and Lead on the Water-Energy-Food-Carbon Nexus research within the Urban Water Security work package. When not working, Enda worries about the fortunes of Munster and Irish rugby, enjoys playing football and going running.