Q&A: Nathan Vear

Nathan Vear - Director, Kapaciti Ltd

Nathan Vear

Why did you become an environment/sustainability professional? It wasn’t really a conscious decision on my part. I was looking for a third-year dissertation topic when doing a year out on my degree at Philips Medical Systems. I gave a list of possible topics to my service manager and he chose environmental design. It all went from there.

What was your first environment/sustainability job? On graduation, I was offered a position at Philips, now Elekta Oncology Systems, as environmental project manager.

How did you get your first role? I must have made a good impression during my year out. I tried to add value to the company, showing passion and commitment, being useful, willing to contribute and to make a difference.

How did you progress your career? Early on, I would say ‘yes’ to any opportunity that was offered. That opened so many doors, from representing my sector at government and in Brussels when the WEEE ...

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