About

Trusted to deliver. Engaged to innovate.

Ed Synnott leads a trusted team having collaborated on high profile and ground-breaking projects for one of the world’s greatest and oldest cities – London.

Ed Synnott

Ed Synnott

CEO

A visionary leader in resilient and sustainable cities who draws a wide range of international policy and delivery experience including growing up on a self-sufficient organic farm in Victoria’s remote south western district.

Ed is Director and founder of Tynos Consulting which provides strategic solutions for a resilient future. With over 25 years experience, Ed draws on an international work portfolio including managing the Commission for a Sustainable London 2012; building Arup Australasia’s national business in sustainable cities; and devising the London Leaders Programme for the London Sustainable Development Commission.

Ed’s experience in working with sustainable city plans and programmes includes the 30 Year Plan for Greater Adelaide, Melbourne’s ZeroNet Strategy, Auckland’s Carbon Strategy (as part of its inaugural regional Plan), Sydney’s Metropolitan Plan, Western Sydney’s Regional Plan, and the London Plan.

Engagement, leadership and behaviour change have been at the heart of many of the projects Ed has spearheaded, including with the London Sustainable Development Commission and in addressing the sustainability challenges within cities.

Ed’s current projects includes appointment as Director, Innovation and Business, for the Ecological Sequestration Trust’s Resilience Brokerage Programme – a $100M programme to drive resilience at city scale and achieve the UN’s Sustainable Global Development Goals and related global objectives.

Ed, with Jane McLaughlin, has recently published a guide for micro entrepreneurs on the myths, misconceptions and opportunities in entrepreneurship: read the article.

Key areas of expertise include:

 

  • Strategy, programme development, modelling and delivery
  • Multi-stakeholder engagement and design processes
  • Creative development and conceptualisation
  • Facilitation and communications

 

Technical expertise in:

 

  • Resilience and Systems Thinking
  • Assurance and governance
  • City-wide sustainability
  • Behaviour change
  • Carbon and energy
  • Waste
  • Healthy living
Jane McLaughlin

Jane McLaughlin

Director

Jane is a creative communications strategist and entrepreneur, specialising in brand and content strategy, digital and social, innovation and behaviour change.

An expert in digital and emerging technologies, Jane has devised and delivered many complex communications and digital initiatives, including online customer services for major utilities, global knowledge networks and award-winning engagement campaigns.

Jane has particular expertise in the water industry, including corporate and sustainability reporting, digital strategy and behaviour change campaigns. Jane played a key role in developing sustainability reporting for Southern Water. One of Jane’s key specialities is in identifying practical solutions to complex challenges.

Key areas of expertise include:

  • Strategy
  • Creative communications
  • Digital transformation
  • Social media engagement
  • Stakeholder and customer engagement
  • Behaviour change
  • Innovation
  • Facilitation and workshops

Technical expertise in:

  • Brand and communications
  • Emergency communications
  • Creative direction
  • Digital technical direction
  • Project delivery
Bryony Boyle

Bryony Boyle

Associate

Bryony is a sustainable development professional with over 10 years’ experience across the private, public and charity sectors, and a proven project and partnership manager with excellent communication and stakeholder management skills.

Bryony has extensive experience in strategy development and project initiation and delivery, with particular focus on climate change and the built environment, energy efficiency and fuel poverty, neighbourhood strategy, community engagement and behaviour change.

Bryony brings a long history of working in cross-sector partnerships, starting her career delivering local government support programmes for the Energy Saving Trust, to working for the Greater London Authority and the London Sustainable Development Commission, including developing and delivering the London Leaders programme and, most recently, Selby Big Local, to enable local people develop skills and to create lasting change and benefits in their community, and the Institute of Sustainability, an independent charity working to support cross sector collaboration and innovation.

Key areas of expertise include:

  • Project development and management
  • Stakeholder and partnership engagement
  • Sustainability strategy and behaviour change