Our expert trainers


Antony Gough &
David Knight

Antony worked for PECT from 2001-2005, during which time he led the Business & Environment team and developed the award winning Business Environment Management Scheme and The Materials Exchange.


Since then Antony has worked on a number of local, regional and national business support programmes focused on sustainability including; Envirowise; the National Industrial Symbiosis Programme (NISP); Resource Efficiency East and Grants4Growth. Antony returned to PECT in late 2016 to work on the Business Energy Efficiency programme.


Antony is a Full Member of the Institute of Environmental Management & Assessment, a Chartered Environmentalist and has an MBA in Environmental Management.

David joined PECT in 2015 working with Investors in the Environment as the business support officer, helping organisations identify their environmental impacts and put in place a system of action to measure, analyse and reduce their impact on the environment.


David now works with businesses as a consultant role, and is also a Project Officer and resource efficiency advisor on the Business Lincolnshire Growth scheme. Carrying out resource efficiency audits with businesses, he identifies opportunities to implement behavioural change, technology improvements, the addition of renewables, etc. to improve resource efficiency, which helps businesses save money and become more sustainable.


David has a business background working mostly in the financial sector from customer services through to client management, eventually moving into technical roles.

Antony and David look forward to meeting businesses keen to start or continue their low carbon journey with the fully funded Low Carbon Business Support Programme.