Meet the Team

  • Lucy Hawker

    Scheme Manager

    Lucy joined the team in 2018. Wild about wildlife, conservation, heritage and landscape art, she loves enthusing others about what they can see around them.

  • Olivia Williams

    Community Engagement Officer

    Olivia joined the team in Winter 2021, after volunteering with the Trust during the pandemic. After learning practical conservation management skills like coppicing and dead-hedging, she is looking to engage others in the natural world around them, to better protect habitat and wildlife.

  • Kayleigh Brookes

    Project Officer

    Kayleigh joined the team in early 2023, having moved to Warwickshire the previous summer. She is passionate about nature and loves being outdoors doing practical tasks!

  • Ben Passow

    Scheme Trainee (2017)

    With his new-found ability to carve wood with a chainsaw (amongst other skills!), Ben is now looking to develop his career in conservation on the south cost.

  • Jake McAlister

    Scheme Trainee (2018)

    Jake joined the team in April 2018 as the second scheme trainee. Jake has recently returned from a tour of India and is passionate about sustainability issues.

  • Chloe Blasdale

    Scheme Trainee (2019)

    Chloe first became involved in practical conservation in Devon doing work such as fencing, hedge laying and step-building. This affirmed her true passion to be in nature conservation, which led her to support the Trust and Nuneaton council. She has a particular interest in bees and their pollinating behaviour and is working towards being a reserves officer.

  • Rhiannon Samuel

    Scheme Trainee (2020)

    A recent Zoology graduate, Rhiannon saw to develop her practical skills by volunteering at the Trust. Inspired by their work, she now aims to encourage others to engage with nature. Rhiannon has a particular interest in moths, after having the opportunity to study them in Ecuador.