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Michael McGowan


Michael McGowan

Group Sustainability Manager, Ibstock plc

Michael's professional bio / interests

Michael McGowan MSc in Sustainability & Environmental Management from Stoke-on-Trent University. 44 years- experience in the manufacturing industry, experienced at group and program management, including direction of national-level operations. As Group Sustainability Manager for Ibstock plc we are currently driving forward with our Net Zero Carbon strategy and continuing the long history and journey to reduce the carbon emissions from our production facilities for more than a decade. I’ve had a lifelong passion for sustainability and to have an opportunity with Ibstock plc to make a difference and influence positive change has been immensely satisfying and rewarding.

I’d like help with…

Net Zero and behavioural change

An interesting, or unusual fact(s) about me…

Love white water and sea kayaking and been to many countries to do it. Even kayaked the Glasgow to Edinburgh Canal

I live in


A career highlight

Achieving and MSc in my mid-40s for Sustainability


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Joined Guild

Jun 21, 2021