Balance won’t happen by chance. We need to create it, together.

 

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About Bristol Climate & Nature Partnership

Bristol Climate & Nature Partnership catalyses collective citywide action towards a zero carbon, nature-rich and socially just Bristol. We collaborate with policy makers, the public sector, businesses, charities, communities, and underrepresented groups. Helping them to design and implement their own responses to the climate and nature crises – in a fair, fast and inter-connected way.

Meet the team

Our vision

We work with our 1,200+ member organisations towards our shared vision of a zero carbon, socially just Bristol where all our communities and nature thrive.

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Our Values

These principles guide our decision making, how we work with others and one another.

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IMPACT

We are committed to making change happen

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Collaboration

We love working together

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Courage

We hold hope and discomfort

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Wellbeing

We work sustainably

Meet the Team

Lizzi leads the strategic development of the organisation and has overall responsibility for delivery of the business plan, working closely with our Board. She has experience developing and managing various projects and initiatives related to climate, nature and social justice. She is currently busy with her two little kids but excited to return in May.

Lizzi Testani (on maternity leave)

Chief Executive Officer

Vicki has stepped up from Head of Operations to cover the CEO role during Lizzi’s maternity leave, leading the strategic development of the organisation. Vicki has been involved with the Partnership since its early days. Her background is in arts and events production.

Vicki Woolley

Interim Chief Executive Officer

Amy leads the Community Climate Action Project, working collaboratively with project partners. Amy has extensive experience of developing and delivering learning and participation programmes in a variety of not-for-profit sectors. She has also volunteered as a charity trustee, school governor and community activist.

Amy Harrison

Head of Community Partnerships

Ceilidh manages member engagement, project communications, and delivery of our organisational climate action plan. Her background is communications, project and event coordination in the community and voluntary sector. Ceilidh enjoys dancing, cooking, spending time outdoors and sewing.

Ceilidh Jackson-Baker

Communications and Engagement Manager

Claire leads the organisation’s communications and the Climate Action Programme. She has a background in campaigning and communications, including for Amnesty International in both London and Hong Kong. She loves dancing, hiking up hills, and is also studying counselling.

Claire Jacob

Head of Communications and Partnerships

Reem provides administrative support across our events, activities and projects. Her background is in refugee resettlement, creative and nature-based workshop delivery as well as mental health support work. Reem is passionate about working towards an equitable and just society that protects and preserves our natural environment and wildlife.

Reem Khreisheh

Administrator

 

Rachel coordinates the Community Climate Action Project. She has a background in research, project management and community engagement with a range of interests spanning sustainable transport, placemaking, inclusion and the environment. Outside of work, Rachel is a keen cyclist, an amateur potter, and is always aspiring to spend more time by the sea and outdoors.

Rachel Mohun

Senior Coordinator

Hannah leads on HR, finance and operations, and is the Secretariat for the One City Environment Board. She has experience of partnership management and delivering large scale leadership programmes. Hannah is passionate about working collectively to tackle climate change. Outside of work Hannah loves great food, walking and hanging out with her kids.

Hannah Roddis

Interim Head of Operations

Bex coordinates engagement with local businesses through our Climate Action Programme. Her background centres around stakeholder engagement and events management. She saw the impacts of climate change on the natural environment first-hand during a trip in 2014 and is now committed to exploring the world flight free and volunteering for local environmental projects.

Bex Shreeve

Engagement Officer

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Lizzi leads the strategic development of the organisation and has overall responsibility for delivery of the business plan, working closely with our Board. She has experience developing and managing various projects and initiatives related to climate, nature and social justice. She is currently busy with her two little kids but excited to return in May.

Lizzi Testani (on maternity leave)

Chief Executive Officer

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Vicki has stepped up from Head of Operations to cover the CEO role during Lizzi’s maternity leave, leading the strategic development of the organisation. Vicki has been involved with the Partnership since its early days. Her background is in arts and events production.

Vicki Woolley

Interim Chief Executive Officer

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Amy leads the Community Climate Action Project, working collaboratively with project partners. Amy has extensive experience of developing and delivering learning and participation programmes in a variety of not-for-profit sectors. She has also volunteered as a charity trustee, school governor and community activist.

Amy Harrison

Head of Community Partnerships

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Ceilidh manages member engagement, project communications, and delivery of our organisational climate action plan. Her background is communications, project and event coordination in the community and voluntary sector. Ceilidh enjoys dancing, cooking, spending time outdoors and sewing.

Ceilidh Jackson-Baker

Communications and Engagement Manager

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Claire leads the organisation’s communications and the Climate Action Programme. She has a background in campaigning and communications, including for Amnesty International in both London and Hong Kong. She loves dancing, hiking up hills, and is also studying counselling.

Claire Jacob

Head of Communications and Partnerships

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Reem provides administrative support across our events, activities and projects. Her background is in refugee resettlement, creative and nature-based workshop delivery as well as mental health support work. Reem is passionate about working towards an equitable and just society that protects and preserves our natural environment and wildlife.

Reem Khreisheh

Administrator

 

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Rachel coordinates the Community Climate Action Project. She has a background in research, project management and community engagement with a range of interests spanning sustainable transport, placemaking, inclusion and the environment. Outside of work, Rachel is a keen cyclist, an amateur potter, and is always aspiring to spend more time by the sea and outdoors.

Rachel Mohun

Senior Coordinator

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Hannah leads on HR, finance and operations, and is the Secretariat for the One City Environment Board. She has experience of partnership management and delivering large scale leadership programmes. Hannah is passionate about working collectively to tackle climate change. Outside of work Hannah loves great food, walking and hanging out with her kids.

Hannah Roddis

Interim Head of Operations

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Bex coordinates engagement with local businesses through our Climate Action Programme. Her background centres around stakeholder engagement and events management. She saw the impacts of climate change on the natural environment first-hand during a trip in 2014 and is now committed to exploring the world flight free and volunteering for local environmental projects.

Bex Shreeve

Engagement Officer

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Mohammed Saddiq

Lord-Lieutenant of Somerset (Chair of the Board)

Ian Barrett

CEO, Avon Wildlife Trust

Ben Bowskill

Partnerships and Public Affairs Manager – West of England, Sustrans

Tara Clee

ESG Analyst, Hargreaves Landsdown

Jackie Davis

Property Sourcing Consultant

Bethan Jones

Head of Behaviour Change, Resource Futures

Matthew Jones

Dean & Head of School of Architecture & Environment, University of the West of England

Jim Longhurst

Emeritus Professor, University of the West of England

Barra Mac Ruairi

Chief Property Officer, University of Bristol

Manu Maunganidze

Teacher and Youth Outreach Coordinator, Nature Youth Connection and Education (NYCE)

David Mellor

Vice President Bristol Chamber of Commerce & Initiative, Business West

Simon Roberts

CEO, Centre for Sustainable Energy

Zoe Ruthven

Director of Marketing & Communications, Triodos Bank

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