Project Officer, Mink Control for Waterlife Recovery East 

Emily is passionate about the environment and conservation.

After getting her degree in Ecology from the University of East Anglia, she accepted a six-month voluntary position with the Zoological Society of London, conducting field research in Ghana. The aim to develop sustainable wildlife management indicators for integration into timber certification standards.

She has also worked with the British Trust for Ornithology (BTO). Firstly in the Membership and Development department, later in Research Support. She oversaw project management processes (from inception/tendering to reporting and evaluation) for work ranging from small consultancy contracts to large-scale research projects.

She has also worked as a field surveyor for an ecological consultancy, carrying out surveys for various protected species, but particularly for bats, reptiles and dormice.

“I am really delighted to now be with the CRT and the mink project, in a role through which I can make a truly significant, position contribution to wildlife conservation in the UK. It will be a challenge and take a lot of hard work, but it’s just brilliant!”