Meet the team
Richard Cresswell– Independent Chair
Richard chairs the partnership, providing a professional and experienced oversight towards the BACP governance and direction. Richard also represents the BACP at strategic meetings, including the West of England Nature Partnership and the West of England’s Natural Environment Officer Steering Group. Until 2014, he was Director for the Environment Agency in the South West of England and was their National Operations lead for Water and Land and their lead Director for the Severn Estuary Flood Risk Strategy.
Zoe Hancock – Catchment Co-ordinator
Zoe provides strategic oversight to the Bristol Avon Catchment Partnership, managing the Catchment Partnership and providing facilitative support to enable collaborative working with partners. Zoe now focuses most of her time on supporting partners with developing partnership programmes and funding bids.
Jack Bishop – Catchment Partnership Officer
Jack provides overall support to the day-to-day running of the Catchment Partnership. Jack is responsible for managing the Catchment Partnership Fund; the data & evidence requirements of the partnership; and manages the Partnership’s responses to consultations.
Jude Norman – Environmental Administrative Apprentice
Jude provides administrative support for the Partnership, helping to write newsletters, project case studies, and take minutes for partnership meetings. Jude is currently completing a Business Administration apprenticeship with Wessex Water affiliated with Weston College.