Victoria is a Communications Specialist with a broad range of experience in print and online media in the academic and charity sectors.
She supports the Centre's research projects and core internal and external communication activities, working with the rest of the Communications team. Her key role in 2023-24 is as Communications Lead for the SAMHE (Schools' Air quality Monitoring for Health and Education) project.
Victoria has a background in wildlife conservation and environmental education. She holds an MSc in Wildlife Management from the University of Reading and a BA in Natural Sciences from the University of Cambridge. Early in her career she worked in southern Portugal as scientific assistant warden for the charity A Rocha, then moving to work for the Church of Scotland as its first dedicated environmental officer. More recently she has worked as Communications Officer for a church near York and Senior Ethics Administrator in the University of York’s Biology Department.