Lauren joined FWAG SW in 2012 as an Assistant Adviser and proceeded to Adviser and now Senior Adviser. Lauren’s role includes advising on the Countryside Stewardship Mid Tier and Capital Grant schemes as well as the Sustainable Farming Incentive scheme; in addition to completing applications for farmers and landowners. Lauren also project manages several contracts on behalf of FWAG SW, ensuring delivery is on track and deadlines are met.

On top of this Lauren organises the annual Farm Plastic Recycling Scheme, which enables farmers to recycle their plastic at 12 sites across Devon, Dorset and Somerset and is Treasurer of the Somerset Hedge Group.