Felicity Harris: Green Space for Health Programme Director

Felicity worked in conservation and sustainability for 16 years before joining CSH, with a focus on capacity building, participatory approaches and climate justice. Prior to that she taught.

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Andriele Madison: Green Space for Health Communities Lead

Andriele has a Master of Science in Global Health from Georgetown University and a Bachelor of Science in Anthropology from the University of Utah. She has previously worked as a medical assistant and public health researcher. She is interested in combating cultural and social barriers to accessing healthcare and creating sustainable systems that promote good health among all, including vulnerable populations.  

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Jacqueline Cutting: Head of Fundraising, CSH

Jacqueline is a fundraiser with extensive experience of the third sector. She worked for Oxfam for 10 years, managing the organisation’s Trusts and Institutional funding, and as a freelance fundraiser. Most recently she set up fundraising for an Oxford-based theatre, and advised a national charity on fundraising for dementia care before joining CSH.

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Emma Edwards: Green Space for Health Ranger Manager

Emma works with our Nature Recovery Rangers to increase biodiversity at NHS sites and help people improve their health and wellbeing by connecting with nature and with others. Emma studied Physical Geography and later Aquatic Ecology. She has worked on marine conservation projects overseas, as a ranger in the Outer Hebrides, and with the Wilder Wellbeing programme at Kent Wildlife Trust. Before joining CSH she worked for the British Antarctic Survey in operational planning and leading the team at a remote research station.

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Miriam Dobson: Green Space for Health Outreach Officer

Miriam joined CSH in March 2021 as the Green Space for Health Outreach officer, with a focus on building the reach and influence of the Green Space for Health programme and co-ordinating the NHS Forest. Previously, she worked at the University of Sheffield researching public health and urban food production, following the completion of her PhD on the environmental and social benefits of allotment gardening.

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Vicki Brown: Green Space for Health Communications Manager

Vicki is a writer, photographer and storyteller who has covered diverse issues including national parks, animal welfare, women’s rights and carbon offsetting. She worked for sustainable tourism organisations for over ten years as a travel writer, editor and campaigner, before moving to South America to support forest communities to secure their land rights. She joins CSH to help promote the expansion of the NHS Forest and document the green space activities being carried out by our sites through photography, writing and film.

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Phoebe Webster: Nature Recovery Ranger, Bristol

Phoebe’s practical and research conservation background, including a BSc in Biological Science, underpins her interest in environmental sustainability, community engagement and incorporating wildlife into the urban landscape.  She has been a ranger for the National Trust in Cornwall, has led and managed volunteers on the Grand Union Canal for the Canal and River Trust and has carried out extensive ecological surveying of flora and fauna, including the adorable little penguins in Perth, Australia.

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Karen MacKelvie: Nature Recovery Ranger, London

Karen is passionate about rewilding herself and others. Legacy projects that have ignited powerful connections between people and nature include her internationally acclaimed Nature Prescriptions project in the 2010s, Nature Friendly Schools in Scotland and educational videos produced for a lockdown initiative called Nature Nudge. She has been a community engagement officer for RSPB Scotland and a nature therapy practitioner and educator. Karen now uses her boundless energy to improve biodiversity and create opportunities for the natural world to enhance staff wellbeing and patient treatment at Mt Vernon Cancer Centre.

Naomi Paine: Nature Recovery Ranger, London

With a Masters in Plant Diversity, Naomi has worked extensively in botanical horticulture, nature engagement, and greening urban spaces, with roles at Kew Gardens, Logan Botanic Gardens, and the Trentham Estate. Her previous position was as Biodiversity Lead for a London-wide community green space network, and her interest in sustainable food growing has seen her working on agroforestry projects in Indonesia and Japan. 

Sally Johnson: Nature Recovery Ranger, Newcastle

Sally’s conservation background and her Masters in Wildlife Management has empowered her to work with local communities to conserve and connect with wildlife, in both urban and rural settings. Previously, she worked with Northumberland Wildlife Trust as a conservation assistant based in Kielder, helping to carry out projects such as ‘Restoring Ratty’ and ‘Wildwood’. Sally now hopes to use her skills to create spaces that will improve NHS staff and patient wellbeing in the natural world.

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Nick White: Nature Recovery Ranger, Liverpool

Nick has over 25 years’ experience in countryside management and community engagement. He’s worked at both a strategic and operational level, leading nature conservation and community engagement projects across urban parks, hospital grounds, countryside sites and woodlands, including two SSI Nature Reserves.

He joined CSH in September 2022 and is responsible for delivering a programme of work which helps improves biodiversity and the health and wellbeing of staff and patients at hospitals in Liverpool.