Anne-Marie Warris

Ph.D. Imperial College
MBA London Business School
M.Sc. Chalmers Technical University Sweden


Dr Anne-Marie Warris has over 25 years’ experience in sustainable mattersand is a leading expert in climate change and environmental issues. She was voted on to the top ten on the inaugural Environmentalist power list by readers of The Environmentalist in July 2014. The power list reveals those who are believed to be the most influential in helping organisations to better their environmental impact or who have had an influence on raising environment issues up the business and policy agendas. Anne-Marie was awarded Women’s International Shipping and Trading Association UK (WISTA UK) Personality of Year for 2013. She gave the Royal Academy of Engineering invited lecture on ‘A low carbon world – is it realistic?’ in April 2010. 

She was one of the drivers behind the ‘Sustainable Shipping Initiative’. Anne-Marie attends IMO MEPC as part of the ISO delegation. She holds a number of key external voluntary roles, all of them elected appointments - chair of ISO (International Organization for Standardization) sub-committee responsible for environmental management systems. In early 2014 she became chair of a project committee funded by TSB to look at the proof of concept for a technology package related to marine wave energy ‘CCell’. She blogs at and previously at

Professional qualifications and memberships

CEng  Chartered Engineer
CMarEng  Chartered Marine Engineer
CEnv  Chartered Environmentalist
FEI  Fellow Energy Institute
FIMarEST  Fellow Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology
FRSA  Fellow - Royal Society for the encouragement of art, manufacture and commerce
MCMI  Member Chartered Management Institute
MIEMA  Member Institute Environmental Management and Assessment
EARA  Principal Environmental Auditor and Principal EMS Auditor