Antonia Chitty is the lead on sustainability for the Association of British Dispensing Opticians. She has championed sustainability within ABDO and beyond. She has led ABDO’s carbon foot-printing and overseen the appointment of Sustainability Champions for each department. Alongside this she developed the Sustainability Self Assessment tool and a tool to determine the emissions from staff business travel. She coordinated the cross-sector working group on the environment and ABDO’s internal working group. Antonia trained and practised as an optometrist before moving into PR and communications. She recently completed a doctorate using postcolonial theory to look at lived experience of sight loss.