Meet the team

Management Team


Andy Atkins
SteveHughes350 Described as ‘one of the leading environmentalists’, Andy Atkins most recently led Friends of The Earth. He previously worked with Catholic international development charities CAFOD and Progressio, then set up Tearfund’s policy and campaigns work. Andy was a founder of the 2005 Make Poverty History campaign.

Conservation Director

Andy Lester
AndyLester350 A Chartered Environmentalist, Andy Lester has a background in ecology, economics and the corporate sector. With the assistance of specialist staff, interns and community volunteers, Andy has led conservation work at A Rocha UK's nature reserves Wolf Fields and Foxearth Meadows.