Restoring Nature for Public Benefit

A presentation by Rosie Hails MBE FRSB FRES

Part of our 2020 President’s Symposium.

Rosie Hails is Director of Nature and Science at the National Trust. She was formerly Director of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Science at the UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (UKCEH).

Rosie trained as an entomologist and population ecologist and has served on many committees including the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) Science Board and the government’s advisory body the Natural Capital Committee. She is currently a member of Defra’s Science Advisory Council, and a Trustee and member of Council for the RSPB.

Rosie was awarded an MBE in 2000 for services to environmental research and is a Fellow of the Royal Societies of Biology and Entomology.


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List of presentations
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Prof. Ian Bateman OBE (Exeter University)Valuing Nature: unavoidable and necessary
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Mel Squires MBE (NFU)South West farming’s positive role in delivering the Net Zero Solution
Rachel Thomas CBE, DL (Exmoor Society)Battleground bred the Exmoor Society
Harry Barton (Devon Wildlife Trust)Building a nature recovery network in Devon
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