PhD (In writing) The Climate Change Challenge for Airports, Manchester Metropolitan University
MSc Pollution and Environmental Control, University of Manchester (1991-1995)
BSc Biological Sciences, University of Birmingham (1988-1991)
Diploma in Management, Institute of Leadership and Management (2007)
Practioner (PIEMA), Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment
IEMA Accreditated Environmental Auditor
Environment Advisor, Manchester Airports Group (MAG) (2003-2012)
Air Quality Manager, Manchester Airport plc (2001-2003)
Research Associate, Manchester Metropolitan University (1997-2001)
Environmental Technician, Manchester Airport plc (1996-1997)
Field Officer, British Trust for Conservation Volunteers (BTCV) (1992-1993)
Level 4 (1st year)
6F4Z3001 Environmental Management
Level 5 (2nd year)
6F5Z3001 Sustainable Future Environments
Level 6 (3rd year)
6F6Z2003 Aviation and Its Environmental Impacts (unit leader)
6F6Z3001 Sustainable Production and Consumption
6F7Z3005 Sustainability and the Air Transport Industry (unit leader)
6F7Z3006 Environmental Management at Airports (unit leader)
6F7Z3010/11 MSc Project
Carly Fletcher, Towards zero waste: Optimisation of waste flows for sustainability benefits. Supervisor (ongoing).
Marc Rensing, A sustainable ground transport solution for Bandaranaike International Airport in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Project supervisor (2016).
Caroline Dolan, Accounting for Airport Carbon Emissions: Evaluating Scope 3 Inventories. Project supervisor (2016).
Cranfield University, MSc Airport Planning and Management (AY 2016/17-present)
Carbon accounting methodologies
Sustainability of air transport
Environmental management at airports
Climate change adaptation in the aviation sector
BY. Kim, N. Kazuni, R. Wayson, S. Christie, C. Paling, et al. (2015). Understanding Airport Air Quality and Public Health Studies Related to Airports.
C. Paling, P. Hooper, C. Thomas (2014). The Sustainability of Air Transport. AR. Goetz, L. Budd. In: Geographies of Air Transport. Lund Humphries Publishers, pp.125-125.
J. Davies, PD. Hooper, C. Paling, H. Preston, CS. Thomas (2014). Compensation for Aviation Carbon Emissions of Staff and International Students at Universities. In: Proceedings of the 20th ISDRS onference. Trondheim,
System-wide carbon account and implications for Viridor Laing in Greater Manchester. Client: Viridor, part of Penone Group (2016).
Carbon strategy report. Client: Dublin Airport Authority, Ireland (2016).
Assessment of future greenhouse gas emissions at Dublin Airport. Client: Dublin Airport Authority, Ireland (2016).
EMS and the 2015 revision to ISO14001 - in-house training. Client: Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (2016).
Green Airports in China report and presentations. Client: Chinese Civil Aviation Authority, China (2016).
Carbon assessment of three new runway options in South East England. Client: Jacobs (for UK Airports Commission) (2015).
Instructor for Airports Council International on their 3-day Carbon Management at Airports and 5-day Environmental Management at Airports courses (various dates each year).