ambassadors

caroline lucas MP

Green Party MP for Brighton & Hove, Caroline Lucas is a shining example of what women in power can do for the environment. She has supported WEN for 10 years.

 

MARIA ADEBOWALE- SHWARTE

Founding Director of leading social enterprise and think tank Living Space Project, Maria Adebowale-Schwarte is a specialist in urban place making and green space, and an advocate for inclusive and collaborative decision making. 

josephine Fairley

Founder of organic chocolate company Green & Blacks, Josephine Fairley also co-founded the Beauty Bible series, the no. 1 source of independent beauty info. 

trustees

Sarah McFadden

Chair
Sarah works as Project Manager at Grow Wild – a S.E. London educational food growing and cooking project, as well as in Volunteer Development at West Hampstead Women’s Centre.

heather millen

Secretary
Heather is a Waste Education Officer for Tower Hamlets. She also sits on the Management Committee for environmental education charity ecoACTIVE.

sonya ruparel

Sonya has worked in ActionAid International’s humanitarian team for the past 5 years, focusing on women’s leadership and rights, and co-ordinating responses to disasters across the world.

Hilary Vick

Treasurer
Hilary founded Nappy Ever After, a not-for-profit nappy laundry service and information centre in 2003. She also manages Real Nappies for London.

staff

connie hunter

Local Food Project Officer & Fundraising

Julia Minnear

Local Food Project Officer & Fundraising Coordinator

shirley abranches

Membership, Finance & Office Management

kate metcalf

Local Food Project Coordinator

glenda trew

Community Gardens Outreach Officer

volunteers

Sarah-Jane Ewart                                   Bex Paffard

Archival Research Volunteer                                                                       Local Food Project Volunteer

Nat Gorodnitski                                          

Communications & Membership Volunteer                                                                  

 

 

Advisers

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Michelle Arellano

Climate change adviser
Michelle has a MSc in Environment and Development from LSE.  She have worked in the government sector in Ecuador and Latin America, and has represented Ecuador before the United Nations, UNASUR and CELAC.

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Helen Lynn

Health adviser
Helen was WEN's dedicated health campaign coordinator for 12 years. She is a founding member of the Alliance for Cancer Prevention and the No More Breast Cancer Campaign, and sits on the international advisory board of Women in Europe for a Common Future (WECF).