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Ethan Howard

  • Uppsala, Sweden
  • +46767802397

Masters Student in Sustainable Development


I am an Enthusiastic and determined British MSc student currently living in Uppsala, Sweden. With a proven track record of success both academically and professionally. I am a resourceful team player who possesses excellent interpersonal and group communication skills. I am interested in working with environmental policy and would like to contribute towards areas associated to the UN's Sustainable Development Goals.

Work History

Sep 2016March 2017

Policy Intern

The Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (DEFRA)

I have an active role in the EU Exit Environmental Regulations team, helping identify future legislative and policy direction for the department:

• Analysing existing environmental legislation and working out future direction of legislation post EU Exit;
• Preparing submissions and presentations to department directors and policy leads, as well as feeding into ministerial briefings
• Coordinating across policy areas, identifying both short and long term regulatory wins post EU Exit as well as highlighting inoperability amongst current legislation ;
• Acting as a central point of contact between lawyers, other governmental departments and devolved administrations in regards to environmental regulations and the EU Exit.

Jan 2016Apr 2016

Independent Researcher

Dani Alu

I was employed by Dani Alu as an independent researcher for the purpose of identifying market conditions and opportunities in Sweden, with an eye on future expansion to Scandinavia. Based upon my research conclusions and recommendations the organisation will be investing in the Swedish marketplace, Fall 2016.


Aug 2015Jun 2017

MSc Sustainable Development

Uppsala University and the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences

An interdisciplinary course examining issues which concern Sustainable Development. The course has the aim to meet the environmental demands from the market and government authorities. The course is a collaborative one created by Uppsala University and the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences with focuses upon both Social and Environmental Sciences.

Sep 2011Jun 2015

BA (Hons) International Business - with First class honours

Leeds Beckett University

Gaining a degree in International Business gave me a knowledge base for understanding organisations and management in an international business context examining regulations and processes governing international trade. The course consisted of modules in Economics, Accountancy and Marketing as well as many others. I finished the degree having a holistic overview and understanding of how the business and governmental world operates.