"Susan Buckingham is a professor in the Centre for Human Geography and director of social work, at Brunel University in London. For 15 years, she has been researching, teaching and writing about gender and environmental issues. She has written and edited six books on environmental issues, and is currently writing a book on gendering waste. Susan has served as a trustee and chair of the board of trustees of the Women's Environmental Network. She is currently a trustee of the U Turn Project, a charity supporting abused and vulnerable women, and broadcasts regularly for the BBC on environmental issues. ..."