I am available to speak to groups and at events and can usually cover a range of topics from contemporary issues in conservation to bridging conservation and agriculture, community engagement, soils or the youth nature movement depending on what your group’s interests are.


6th September 2019 – Future Agricultural Policy in the UK and how it will shape the British environment. (Now For Nature Conference, A Focus on Nature, Natural History Museum, London)

12th October 2019 – Farmer Mental Health (Mental Health in the Workplace Conference; The Headgate Theatre, Colchester)


26th March 2019 – ‘Change’ (South West National Trust Spring Conference)

12th March 2018 – ‘Who would be a (farmer) today?’ (South West National Trust Spring Conference, Bridgwater, Somerset)

10th June 2017 – A Recent History of ‘Saving the Naze’ (The Naze Education and Visitor Centre, Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex)

7th March 2017 – Landscapes, Seascapes and the Human Heart: A Brief History of ‘Saving the Naze’ (talking to Frinton and Walton Heritage Trust)

8th January 2017The Recent Landscape and Human History of the Naze (The Naze Education and Visitor Centre, Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex).

24th November 2016 – ‘The Answer Lies in the Soil’ (talking to Essex Wildlife Trust Tendring Group, Great Bentley)

17th October 2016 – Guest speaker at the Frinton Literary Festival. ‘Pushed to the Edge: Community, Local History and Environmental change through the lens of the Naze’ (Frinton-on-Sea, Essex)

13th October 2016 – ‘Inspire, Move and Illuminate: Investigating Spirit of Place at the Holnicote Estate, Exmoor’ (Brigstow Institute Launch at University of Bristol, Bristol)

10th September 2016 – Book signing at Essex Wildlife Trust’s AGM at ‘The Naze’, Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex.

4th July 2016 – ‘Pushed to the Edge’: Reflecting on Community and Environmental Change (Frinton-on-Sea, Essex)