Áine joined FWAG in May 2022 as maternity cover for Anne May and as such her main focus is delivering support and advice to farmers in the Headwaters of the Exe catchment on water quality improvements as part of the Upstream Thinking project.

Her passion for agriculture and the environment began whilst growing up on a small beef and sheep holding in Ireland. Áine studied Agricultural Science at University College Dublin, graduating in 2018. Since then, she has worked for various agri-environmental and food industry companies both in Ireland and the UK.