Gareth Parry, Forest Management Director Yorkshire District

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Gareth started out as a research ecologist and spent time in a Local Authority planning department.

He was previously at Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust, firstly as Head of Community Programmes and then becoming Director for Nature’s Recovery, leading the transition to evidence-led, landscape scale land ecosystem restoration.

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