Short CV/Education and training

  • since 2018
    Director of Consultancy, Europe, Isle Utilities

  • 2017 – 2018
    Head of Business Unit | Water Consultancy, Isle Utilities, UK

  • 2015 – 2017
    Head of Water Consulting, Isle Utilities, UK

  • 2014 – 2015
    Lead Process Engineer, Emerald Energy Consulting, UK

  • 2011 – 2014
    Senior Lecturer (Assoc. Prof) in Environmental Engineering, University of Edinburgh, UK

  • 2007 – 2011
    Lecturer (Assistant Prof) in Environmental Engineering, University of Edinburgh, UK

  • 2007
    Ramon y Cajal Senior Research Fellow in Environmental Technologies, Universidad de Cantabria, Spain

  • 2006
    Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in Environmental Engineering, University College London, UK

  • 2002 – 2005
    Postdoctoral Research Associate in Resource Recovery, Imperial College London, UK

  • 2005
    Marie Curie Postdoctoral Research Associate in Biotechnology, Universidade Católica Portuguesa, Portugal

  • 1998 – 1999
    Lecturer (Assistant Prof) in Renewable Energy, Coventry University, UK

  • 1997 – 1998
    Research Assistant in Porous Pavements, Coventry University, UK

Selected publications

  • Stamou, I., Antizar-Ladislao, B. (2016) “The impact of silver and titanium dioxide nanoparticles on the in-vessel composting of municipal solid waste” Waste Management 56:71-8. DOI: 10.1016/j.wasman.2016.07.008

  • Cicero-Fernandez, D., Pena-Fernandez, M., Exposito-Camargo, J.A., Antizar-Ladislao, B. (2016) “Long-term (two annual cycles) phytoremediation of heavy metal-contaminated estuarine sediments by Phragmites australis” New Biotechnology. DOI: 10.1016/j.nbt.2016.07.011

  • Cogan, M., Antizar-Ladislao, B. (2016) “The ability of macroalgae to stabilise and optimise the anaerobic digestion of household food waste” Biomass and Bioenergy 86(1): 146-155 DOI:10.1016/j.biombioe.2016.01.021

  • Aitken, D., Bulboa, C., Godoy-Faundez, A., Turrion-Gomez, J.L., Antizar-Ladislao, B. (2014) “Life cycle assessment of macroalgae cultivation and processing for biofuel production”, Journal of Cleaner Production 75:45-56 DOI:10.1016/j.jclepro.2014.03.080

Complete list of publications

Selected projects

  • Project: GAC management (and alternative technologies) to meet future water quality standards

    Client: UKWIR / Role: Project Manager and Technical Researcher

  • Project: Mains cleaning: Best Practice review

    Clients: UKWIR / Role: Project Director

  • Project: H2020 INCOVER (Innovative Eco-Technologies for Resource Recovery from Wastewater)

    Client: European Commission / Role: Innovation Manager and Technical Researcher

  • Project: H2020 Run4Life

    Client: European Commission / Role:. Innovation Manager and Technical Researcher

  • Project: Chemical free disinfection

    Client: UK Water Company / Role: Expert Reviewer

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • International Water Association

Media coverage

  • 2015, Featured research in “Unlocking feedstocks to secure AD future” edited by UK AD & Bioresources, published Nov 2015

  • 2011, Interviewed by The Economist: “Algal Energy: Venice Turns Green”, published Sep 2011

  • 2010, Front Cover of issue 1, Journal of Environmental Monitoring, Royal Society of Chemistry (Article No 2 in List of Publications)

  • 2010, Interviewed by the International Water Association: “Upscaling of water smart solutions in dryland agriculture – the untapped female resource” published in the February 2010 issue of Water21, edited by the IWA

  • 2008, Featured profile in “A World of Opportunities”. Edited by International Water Association

Soft Skills/Other activities and achievements

Other activities and achievements/family

  • Mother and wife


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