Vikki Chapman is the Sustainability Coordinator at Festival Republic, overseeing sustainability at 10 major UK festivals, adding to her experience in project management in the public and creative sectors. Previously, Vikki was Temporary Spaces Manager at East Street Arts where, as the lead for the South of England covering London, Norwich, Birmingham and New York, she facilitated creative projects in unused offices, warehouses and shops that would otherwise sit empty. Previously, Vikki worked on the procurement of regeneration projects at Leeds City Council, was an Energy Guardian and managed the arts field at Beacons Festival in 2015. She has volunteered at music festivals, while running her own multi-arts event and playing in two bands. Vikki graduated from the Centre for Alternative Technology in 2015 with a PGCert in Sustainability and Adaptation, and previously obtained a Law Degree at the University of Leeds. She loves spontaneity, hates waste and has always had a sense of responsibility towards the natural world.