Debs – Programme Co-ordinator & Ecologist

Debs has been working with schools and community groups for  over 14 years.  She is passionate about environmental, youth and health projects and has gained a great deal of experience in developing, funding, delivering and managing these areas while working with Groundwork Trusts between 2011 and 2018 as well as local authorities and youth and environmental charities.

She’s one of those strange people who really enjoys developing strategy as well as project delivery and management.

Qualifications:

Debs has studied:

Environmental Management (MSc) Ulster University (current study)

Nature Connectedness University of Derby

Environmental Management Stonebridge & Duchy College 

Fundraising Regent Academy

Voluntary Sector Studies (Cert HD) University of Wales

Ecology Stonebridge College and Acorn Ecology

Youth Work (BA (Hons)) Open University

Certificate in Delivering Learning Exeter CVS

Who has Debs worked with?

East Devon District Council  

Bumblebee Conservation Trust  

Chudleigh Town Council  

Groundwork   

Young Devon   

Devon County Council 

George Bemment (Ecologist)   

Orbis Ecology Ltd  

Torbay Council  

Natural England  

Debs’ secret vice:
Snail racing. “It’s so addictive!

email Debs at:  debs.rylands@wild-ideas.org.uk