CIAT is one of 24 professional institutions licensed by the Society for the Environment to register individual members as Chartered Environmentalists (CEnv). 

What is a CEnv?
The Chartered Environmentalist, CEnv qualification, is an internationally recognised standard of excellence for environmental practitioners who take the lead in managing environmental assets and play an important part in the goal of a sustainable world.

CEnv's work across industry, government, education and the public sector, providing reassurance to a variety of stakeholders; the public, seeking expert knowledge; employers seeking competent employees; government seeking consultants; and practitioners seeking credibility and professionalism.

Why should I become a CEnv?
This is a great chance to enhance your career prospects and employability, with your proven knowledge, experience and commitment to the environment and increasing recognition of the challenges the world faces, meaning your role is more important than ever.

Through CEnv registration, CIAT are able to recognise, reward and celebrate the commitment and achievement of Chartered Members who have demonstrated their expertise when championing and delivering a sustainable environment.

Professional registration is widely recognised as a mark to be trusted and carries a strong reputation for quality around the world.

Becoming a Chartered Environmentalist provides a wealth of new opportunities for your professional development, from speaking at events to contributing to webinars and articles.

Find out why these professionals became CEnv


Barry Ford CEnv

Professor Jim Longhurst HonFSE CEnv


If you are interested in becoming a Chartered Environmentalist, you must:

  • be a Chartered Member, MCIAT;
  • have a relevant Master's level degree or equivalent level of knowledge;
  • have sufficient, relevant and responsible practical experience to be able to demonstrate the competences;
  • demonstrate underpinning environmental knowledge and an ability to apply it in practice; and
  • agree to comply with the Society for the Environment's Code of Ethics and the CPD requirements of CIAT.

For further information on how to become a Chartered Environmentalist or to register, download the Candidate guidance notes or application form below: