Antonia Chitty

    Head of Communications and IT
    Association of British Dispensing Opticians (ABDO)

    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 footprinting 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. She is also the author of more than 20 books on business and health