Bea joined FWAG in 2021 from the ELM team at DEFRA and spent her first three years managing the Gloucestershire team’s GREAT Project to boost regenerative agriculture. Her background is in social research, human geography, and facilitating community-building projects. Bea has an MSc in Food Policy and a certificate of higher education in Field Ecology, which she combined to specialise in researching the environmental and health value of agriculture. As of January 2024, she is co-ordinating the Upper Thames Catchment Partnership, the Farmer Guardians of the Upper Thames cluster group and the Gloucestershire Kingfisher Award scheme. She enjoys cycle-touring, camping and walking by rivers.