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At the Spey Catchment Initiative, our dedicated team is driven by a shared passion for environmental conservation and a commitment to protecting the natural beauty and biodiversity of the Spey Catchment. With a diverse range of expertise and experience, we work collaboratively to implement impactful projects and initiatives that positively impact the local communities and ecosystems.

Our Team

Penny plays a pivotal role in the planning and implementing restoration projects within the Spey Catchment. With her expertise in river ecology and dedication to nature based restoration, Penny works closely with partner organisations and local communities to deliver impactful projects and drive meaningful change in the region.

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Phil joined the team in December 2023 to expand the team’s capacity in planning and implementing restoration projects. Phil is a Chartered Forester with long experience in planning and managing woodlands, working with communities and with a real passion for Landscape Ecology. Phil brings over thirty years of experience from both public and private sector woodland management, including in Speyside, and has a powerful belief in the importance of riparian woodlands in our landscapes and their vital role in the health of our ecosystems.

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As the Operations Manager for the Spey Catchment Initiative, Duncan brings extensive knowledge in project management and a strong background in environmental conservation. We are grateful to the Spey Fishery Board for generously seconding Duncan’s time to support the work of the Spey Catchment Initiative. With their support, Duncan plays a pivotal role in overseeing the smooth execution of projects and the efficient coordination of resources. With his meticulous approach and unwavering commitment to delivering successful outcomes, Duncan ensures that our initiatives are effectively implemented to achieve our conservation goals within the Spey Catchment.

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Paul brings a wealth of experience in communications, digital marketing and campaigns. With his deep understanding of environmental issues and effective communication strategies, Paul plays a vital role in raising awareness about the Spey Catchment Initiative’s mission and engaging stakeholders through various channels.

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Join our Team

The Spey Catchment Initiative is gearing up for growth, and exciting opportunities are on the horizon.

We are in the process of recruiting new team members to join us in our mission to protect and enhance the natural environment of the Spey Catchment.

If you are passionate about environmental conservation and sustainable development? Watch this space for upcoming opportunities. Whether you are an experienced professional, a recent graduate, or an enthusiastic volunteer, there will be various roles available to contribute your skills and make a difference.

Join us in our efforts to create a thriving, climate-resilient ecosystem within the Spey Catchment. By working alongside a dynamic team of like-minded individuals, and collaborating with partner organisations and local communities, you can play a crucial role in shaping a sustainable future for this remarkable region.

Keep an eye on our website and follow us on social media for future announcements and opportunities to join our team. Together, we can make a lasting impact on the preservation of the Spey Catchment’s natural beauty.

Current vacancies

We do not currently have any vacancies, but please do check back soon.

Join us in making a positive impact by helping us to create a sustainable, climate-resilient and thriving natural environment for wildlife and communities throughout the Spey Catchment.

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