Meet the staff

Meet our staff

Colin Preston

Colin Preston - Chief Executive Officer



Conservation and Reserves Team


Jan McKelvey - Conservation Manager

Carl Pickup - Reserves Manager

Robin Mager - Planning and Data Officer

Matt Hawkins - Community Reserves Officer

Gareth Egarr - Reserves Officer

Clive Dean - Reserves Officer

Chris Gethin - Conservation Grazing Officer



Rivers Team


Pete Lambert - River Projects Manager

Kirsty Brown - River Projects Officer

Luke Neal - River Projects Officer

Chloe Howard - River Projects Officer

Cath Edwards - STEPS and FaPCW Advisor (Shropshire Wildlife Trust/Severn Trent Water Partnership)

Helen Campbell - STEPS and FaPCW Advisor (Shropshire Wildlife Trust/Severn Trent Water Partnership)

Kate Singleton - STEPS and FaPCW Advisor (Shropshire Wildlife Trust/Severn Trent Water Partnership)


Bryony mud train

People and Wildlife


Helen Trotman - People and Wildlife Manager

Bryony Carter - Natural Childhood Manager

Ellie Larkham - People and Wildlife Officer

Jenna Shaw - People and Wildlife Officer

Diane Monether - Feed the Birds Project Officer

Nush Nutting - Supporter Relationship Officer

Tom Howells - Growing Confidence Project Officer

Kat Hinton - Growing Confidence Project Officer

Dr Cath Price - North Shropshire Engagement Officer


Corporate and Business Development



Craig Baker - Corporate and Business Development and live well/work well with nature 

Georgina Kynaston - Corporate Biodiversity Assistant


Sheila and Heather

Finance, IT and HR


Heather Bennett - PA to CEO

Sheila McNeil - Finance Manager

Elaine Gibson - Finance and Admin Officer

Chris Powell - Finance Assistant

Tim Brewer - IT Officer

Development Team

Development and marketing


John Hughes - Development Manager

Stuart Edmunds - Communications Officer / Pine Marten Project Officer

Eleanor Healey - Development Officer

Sarah Gibson - Communications Officer

Jess Marais - Wilder Future placement

Fiona Rock - Wilder Future placement

Ric at Hadnall

Membership and Recruitment


Gary de Saram - Supporter Relationship Manager

Fran Hunt - Membership Officer

Ric Morris - Recruiter

Hywe Roberts - Recruiter

Alec Connah - Recruiter

Steve Thomas - Recruiter

Mark Whittle - Recruiter

Ed Marriott – Recruiter

Lucy Millington – Recruiter

Lizzie Wild Child Corner

Visitor Services


Lizzie Stuart - Visitor Services Manager

Nicola Watkins - Interpretation Officer

Grainne Zizza - Conference and Hospitality Officer

Whixall Moss

Marches Mosses BogLIFE project


Mike Crawshaw - Marches Mosses Engagement Officer

Catherine Knight – Marches Mosses Procurement and Contract Manager

Cathie Sleigh – Marches Mosses Marketing Officer

Anna Martin – Marches Mosses Events Officer

Eleana Williams - Marches Mosses Trainee

Grace Bowler - Marches Mosses Trainee