Hannaya joined FWAG SW in July 2023 and works on Countryside Stewardship applications, soil sampling and enjoys the process of natural flood management and boosting biodiversity in wetland and woodland habitats. She has worked with Maisie on Waitrose Dairy Reports and visits, gaining knowledge on the application of the Sustainable Farm Incentive in the farming systems. 
She studied in Norwich, for her undergraduate degree in Ecology and Conservation and Cirencester for her MSc in Sustainable Agriculture & Food Security at the Royal Agricultural University, where she combined practical and research-based learning in diverse agricultural systems.

Hannaya is involved in GREAT Zerodig Project Horticulture Project at the RAU, setting up the site and communicating through social media and with the students to facilitate agro-ecological learning and looks forward to growing her own vegetables from the techniques taught on the site.