Meet our team


The Grow Wild team: A perfect blend of skills and experience (at least we hope so...) with just a touch of quirk. See below for who we are and how we might be able to help you, or contact us through our online form.

Do you have a project idea or would you like to volunteer? Contact your local engagement managers based in South England, North England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland

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Philip Turvil - Programme Director

[email protected]

+44 (0) 20 8332 3849

Get in touch to share your Grow Wild story and ideas for strategic delivery and funding partnerships to benefit people and your organisation

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Kerry Watts - Administration Manager

[email protected]

+44 (0) 20 8332 3846

Get in touch with questions about finance, invoices and procurement

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Hannah Irwin - Programme Development Manager (currently on maternity leave)

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+44 (0) 20 8332 3843

Talk to me to find out how you can become a development partner with Grow Wild, and help us reach more people across the UK

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Tim Owen - Lead Engagement Manager

[email protected]

+44 (0) 20 8332 3759

Get in touch with me to discuss UK-wide engagement ideas and to discuss youth and community projects

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Richard Pollard - South England Engagement Manager

[email protected]

+44 (0) 7917265417

Do you want to Grow Wild in south England? Contact me to volunteer, visit and train – and apply for youth and community project funding

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Ben Fisher - North England Engagement Manager

[email protected]

+44 (0) 7825 111 415

Do you want to Grow Wild in north England? Contact me to volunteer, visit and train – and apply for youth and community project funding

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Sinéad Fortune - Scotland Engagement Manager 

[email protected]

+44 (0) 7917 264891

Do you want to Grow Wild in Scotland? Contact me to volunteer, visit and train – and apply for youth and community project funding

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Maria Golightly - Wales Engagement Manager

[email protected]

+44 (0) 7917 266445

Do you want to Grow Wild in Wales? Contact me to volunteer, visit and train – and apply for youth and community project funding

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Stéphanie Baine - Northern Ireland Engagament Manager

[email protected]

+44 (0) 7920 477 553

Do you want to Grow Wild in Northern Ireland? Contact me to volunteer, visit and train – and apply for youth and community project funding

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Hannah Kowszun - Communications Manager

[email protected]

+44 (0) 20 8332 5932

Do you have a great idea for encouraging people to Grow Wild? I want to hear it!

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Nina Wilkin - Product and Resource Producer

[email protected]

+44 (0) 20 8332 5309

Are you part of a group of people, or want to get people together to Grow Wild? Contact me about our seed and fungus kits

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Rebecca Head - Digital Campaigns and Events Executive

[email protected]

+44 (0) 20 8332 3840

Get in touch to invite us to your event, festival, virtual gathering… online and in your community

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Ted Chapman - Scientific Advisor

[email protected]

Get in touch about growing native wild flowers professionally. For tips on growing at home or in your community, click here