Penny Radway, Green Team Manager

pennyPenny has managed The Green Team since 2005.  Previous roles include working as a Countryside Ranger and Access Officer for Stirling Council.  Penny studied Countryside Management in North Wales whilst working as a voluntary officer for the local TCV office.  Penny has spent many years working in practical conservation and environmental education.

 

 

 

Mandy Craig, Volunteer Co-ordinator

mandyMandy started with The Green Team in 2004.  Her background is in Countryside Management and she has also studied a masters degree in Human Ecology.  Before joining The Green Team, Mandy managed the John Muir Award in East Lothian for 5 years.  Mandy enjoys getting to know people and finding connections. She loves all things natural and solo time in nature.

 

 

Kate Hedges – Green Volunteers Project Co-ordinator

kateKate has been working for the Green Team since 2002. She loves long walks in the countryside with her dogs and has a passion for all things living and wild. With a degree in countryside management, her vision is to empower young people to access and enjoy wild places.

Kate co-ordinates all our Green Volunteers projects and also delivers many of our CPD training courses.

Sara (Raz) Rasmussen – Green Shoots Co-ordinator

razRaz joined the team in October 2006, having completed a B.Ed (Hons) in Physical Education and studied a Post Graduate Diploma in Outdoor Education. With over 14 years of working with groups in the outdoors Raz is a firm believer in utilising the power of the environment to engage, challenge and inspire young people.

In her spare time Raz enjoys exploring wild places, relaxing round camp fires, drumming and performing with the Beltane Fire Society.

Margon Van Tuyl – Education Officer

Margon2Margon joined the Green Team staff in January 2015.  Margon has a BSc in Zoology and is also a Level 3 Forest school leader.  Margon has 15 years experience of working in the outdoors on conservation projects and environmental education.  She enjoys spending time in the outdoors and working in her allotment.

 

 

David Hughes – Green Explorers Co-ordinator

David joined the Green Team in 2016. From a young age he has always been interested in the outdoors and has been fortunate enough to explore some of the beautiful wild spaces in Scotland as well as further afield. He has a degree in Ecology from the University of Edinburgh and has worked with several environmental and outdoor education providers across Edinburgh. David enjoys sharing his passion and curiosity for nature with young people and is essentially a big kid at heart.

Jo Walton – Admin and Communications Officer

IMG_0619Jo joined The Green Team in January 2014, to take on a new part-time role funded by Scottish Natural Heritage to help support our core staff and get the word out there about what we do.  Jo has 15 years experience developing natural play spaces for both schools and public parks.  Jo graduated with a B.A (hons) in Hospitality Management (many moons ago) and holds a Chartered Institute, Post-graduate Diploma in Marketing.  Jo is a forest schools level 3 lead practitioner and recently gained an HND in Landscape Management from SRUC.

 

 

 

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