Profile

Kerry manages one of the UK’s largest community-led climate change action networks in the UK and directs Resource Futures’ waste education programme.  Since joining Resource Futures in 2017, she is focussed on the sustainable development of the Community Action Group (CAG) network which tackles issues around waste, transport, food, biodiversity and social justice. She is committed to developing an integrated approach to learning within the community, engaging schools and local community networks – providing intergenerational action learning opportunities to promote the movement towards a circular economy.

Expertise

Kerry has over 20 years’ experience in the environmental conservation and sustainability sector – working within and developing strategic partnership across NGOs, universities and business. As a previous sustainability lecturer at Oxford University, Kerry has exceptional communication skills and an ability to disseminate complex sustainability issues to public, private sector, NGO’s and academic audiences. She has 13 years’ experience in community engagement and volunteering – including work with the Wildlife Trusts and RSPB, plus 7 years’ experience developing and directing HE learning, community learning and school education programmes, developing skills and learning strategy. Kerry also has over 15 years’ experience in environmental conservation research. Her expertise includes:

  • Community engagement
  • Education and community learning initiatives
  • Skills and training frameworks and strategy
  • Quantitative and qualitative research
  • Third sector working
  • Collaborative strategic partnership working
  • Project management
  • Biodiversity and restoration ecology
  • Workshop facilitation