Lydia Carrington is Sustainability Manager at Warwickshire County Cricket Club who leads Edgbaston Stadium on the venues sustainability strategy and targets. Through educating and inspiring change, she takes pride in encouraging interaction and engagement amongst spectators, fans and staff, whilst driving down the environmental impact of the Stadium’s emissions through the use of new technologies and verified data.
She has led Edgbaston Stadium to become the first cricket ground in the UK to gain the ISO20121 accreditation, highlighting their commitment to Sustainable Event Management. She also led the planning and delivery of the UK’s first sustainable international cricket matchday, the Go Green Game, held in September 2023. The event aimed to reduce operational emissions, whilst engaging and educating spectators and viewers from around the world using the sports industry platform.