Category Archives: bgen Board

Susie Kelpie

Susie Kelpie

Susie Kelpie is  Schools Programmer manager at the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh and a member of the bgen committee. Susie Kelpie How long have you been working with plants and the natural world? I started working at Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh in 1994 before that a was a secondary school biology teacher with a special interest in plants Why is helping to connect people and plants important to you? Plants are … Continue Reading ››

Asimina Vergou

Asimina Vergou

Asimina is Evaluation Manager at teh Heritage Lottery Fund, recently moved from Head of Education at Botanic Gardens Conservation International (BGCI).
Committee Member 2014
Committee Member 2014
How long have you been working with plants and the natural world? My passion for plants started during my work for the Balkan Botanic Garden of Kroussia in Greece back in 2004 when I got employed to build the Learning Programme … Continue Reading ››

Lynn Daley

Lynn Daley

Lynn is the Primary Development Officer with SSERC.
Committee Member 2014
Committee Member 2014
  How long have you been working with plants and the natural world? My first job as an ecologist was in 1998 and I moved into environmental education in 2001.  Since then I have worked at field studies centres, schools, woodlands and an Arboretum.  I have always been drawn to outdoor learning. Why is helping to connect people and plants … Continue Reading ››

Jane Challenor

Jane ChallenorJane is a Learning Programme Teacher at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew and is the bgen Governance Workstream Lead. How long have you been working with plants and the natural world? I have been working at RBG Kew since 2007. As a teacher in schools since 1979, I have always had a passion for the natural world and know how valuable learning in the outdoors can be for inspiring children and young … Continue Reading ››