Freshwater Habitats Trust is guided by the board of trustees.

Keith Lawrey - Photo

Keith Lawrey


Sonia Shah - Photo

Sonia Shah


Dr Ed Sykes - Photo

Dr Ed Sykes

Chair of Trustees

Meet the team

Senior Management Team

Freshwater Habitats Trust is led by the Senior Management Team.

Pete Case - Photo

Pete Case

Senior Project Officer - Newt Conservation Partnership

Dr Naomi Ewald - Photo

Dr Naomi Ewald

Technical Director

Dr Pascale Nicolet - Photo

Dr Pascale Nicolet

Technical Director

Jess Rhys-Griffith - Photo

Jess Rhys-Griffith

Operations Director

Freshwater Habitats Trust Staff

Dan Barker - Photo

Dan Barker

River Irfon Habitats and Species Officer

Adam Bows - Photo

Adam Bows

Catchment Officer

Anne Carter - Photo

Anne Carter

Northern England Regional Officer

Ioannis Chalkias - Photo

Ioannis Chalkias

Data & Monitoring Officer - Newt Conservation Partnership

Rachel Cole - Photo

Rachel Cole

Finance Administrator

Jennifer Curtis - Photo

Jennifer Curtis

Project Officer and Biodiversity Net Gain (BNG) Officer – Newt Conservation Partnership

Francesca Dunn - Photo

Francesca Dunn

Project Manager

Lizzie Every - Photo

Lizzie Every

Community Engagement Officer

Ella Ford - Photo

Ella Ford

Administration Assistant - Newt Conservation Partnership

Evie Granat - Photo

Evie Granat

Project Officer - Newt Conservation Partnership

Alex Harcourt - Photo

Alex Harcourt

Project Officer - Newt Conservation Partnership

Sarah Hoyle - Photo

Sarah Hoyle

Communications and Media Manager

Catherine Hughes - Photo

Catherine Hughes

Project Officer

Alan Leung - Photo

Alan Leung

Senior Invertebrate Biologist

Thea Margetts - Photo

Thea Margetts

Project Officer

Ellie MacDonald - Photo

Ellie MacDonald

Floodplain Conservation Officer

Becca Miller - Photo

Becca Miller

Finance and Administration Assistant

David Morris - Photo

David Morris

Senior Plant Ecologist

Ed Munday - Photo

Ed Munday

Project Officer - Newt Conservation Partnership

Paola Perez - Photo

Paola Perez

Fen Conservation Officer

Angela Peters - Photo

Angela Peters

Project Officer

Ruth Redding  - Photo

Ruth Redding

Finance Manager

Gemma Stride - Photo

Gemma Stride

Area Lead - New Forest

Stephen Talbot - Photo

Stephen Talbot

Field Technician

Catherine Turner - Photo

Catherine Turner

Operations Manager - Newt Conservation Partnership

Siân Vincent Venables - Photo

Siân Vincent Venables

Project Officer

Adam Wagstaff - Photo

Adam Wagstaff

Project Manager

Geraint Watkins - Photo

Geraint Watkins

Project Manager - River Irfon Catchment Project

Catherine Westcott - Photo

Catherine Westcott

Project Officer - Newt Conservation Partnership

Penny Williams - Photo

Penny Williams

Technical Director

Hannah Worker - Photo

Hannah Worker

Programme Manager (Oxon-Bucks)

Kate Wright - Photo

Kate Wright

Nidderdale AONB Priority Ponds Project Officer


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