Governance & Nominations Committee
Chair & Honorary Secretary - Frances Hurst
Ms Frances Hurst runs an organisational development consultancy in the UK voluntary sector, helping charities work more effectively with their people. She was Director of Marketing at RSPB throughout the nineties, with responsibility for fundraising and membership development.
Dr David Parker
David is an ecologist and environmental manager with a career covering both environmental consultancy and the statutory nature conservation sector. He has a lifelong love of birds and the places where they live, and is particularly interested in the Dee Estuary where he has been a WeBS recorder for almost 40 years.
Nick’s professional career was with the major international law firm Clifford Chance LLP, where he introduced the provision of pro bono legal advice for a major conservation organisation. He is a trustee director of conservation charity The Murray Downland Trust, and has travelled internationally in support of conservation and other charities. He is a churchwarden, enthusiastic gardener and looks after his own wildflower meadow.
Working together for seabirds
BTO work supports effective monitoring of our seabirds and aims to provide opportunities for a new generation of seabird surveyors.
Migration blog (3rd – 9th September)
With the first days of Autumn upon us and the breeding season over for many species, the focus is now on preparing for the coming winter months.