Student trustee election Results 2022

People & Planet is a democratic and student-led network. Each year we hold elections for students to join our trustee board. The 2022 student trustee elections took place from the 17th February to 1st March.

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Who are the 2022 student trustees?

We had four amazing candidates to join our board of trustees, with three student trustee positions available. These are the winning candidates. They will start their 3-year terms in June 2022.


The 2022 Winning Candidates

Guillermo Lluch

As SU Environment and Ethics Officer at Birkbeck University, Guillermo has helped to restart to divestment campaign there as well as co-founding the uni's Green New Deal, and now wants to continue to represent student voices.

Read Guillermo's Manifesto

Pete Ferguson

Pete has worked on a range of campaigns at the University of Surrey, including Divest Barclays and Sweatshop Free, and wants to use the skills gained to help move P&P forward.

Read Pete's Manifesto

Paris Palmano

Paris has been involved in successful campaigns to secure fossil fuel divestment at Sussex University, as well as getting the SU to move banks from Barclays. He's now working on Fossil Free Careers and wants to support other campaigns across the UK.

Read Paris's Manifesto

How do the elections work?

Voting is done using proportional representation, using the Single Transferable Vote system which is a system of ranking candidates in order of preference so that the candidates with the broadest support win. Check out this short video from Southampton Students' Union which explains the Single Transferable Vote system in 2 minutes with Homer Simpson!