Iona Neilson

Iona Neilson

Company: Formula E

Job title: Senior Sustainability Manager


Iona Neilson is the Senior Sustainability Manager at Formula E, the world’s first fully-electric single-seater racing series. Neilson studied Geography at the University of Plymouth with a Certificate of Industrial Placement, recognising her year in the industry with McDonald’s UK and Costa Coffee in their respective Sustainability/Energy and Environment teams to drive their sustainability ambition. Upon graduation, she worked for a small sustainability consultancy working with large clients on sustainability communications/strategy/reporting and ISO 14001 before joining Formula E in February 2018. Neilson is a technical expert in environmental management and compliance, carbon footprinting and ISO 20121 with a focus on minimising the overall championship impacts and driving sustainability within the organisation. She has also featured as a member of the Inaugural Edie 30 under 30 Young Sustainability Leaders Club in 2019.


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