Rob Gillies

Land Management Lead. Elected 2015.

Rob has been a member of Wiltshire Wildlife Trust since moving to Chippenham 9 years ago. Rob is a senior manager at the Natural Environment Research Council, part of UK Research & Innovation, where he works with UK Government, business and the UK academic research community to develop funding programmes for world-leading environmental science. With a background in environmental and sustainability consulting, prior to moving into the environmental sector Rob has worked in the postal and IT sectors as well as in local government. Rob is a member of the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA) and Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce (FRSA). He is an enthusiastic volunteer in community development linked to environmental and sustainability issues and is the founder of Refill Chippenham, a campaign to reduce the negative environmental impacts of single-use plastics within his home town.




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