Helping the UK Governments conserve nature | Dr Gemma Harper (Chief Executive of the JNCC)

In this episode I’m speaking with Dr Gemma Harper – the Chief Executive of the Joint Nature Conservation Committee, or JNCC for short.

JNCC is a public body that provides a shared scientific nature conservation service for the UK. This helps the governments in the UK to achieve their wildlife conservation objectives. 

Just one year into her role as Chief Executive, we talk about the important role JNCC plays within biodiversity conservation efforts, and also her approach to leading the organisation.

We also discuss her career path to date, before Gemma shares her advice for people like you, who might be seeking to follow in her footsteps.

It’s a wide-ranging, informative and really enjoyable conversation. Enjoy.

Listen

Watch

Subscribe

You can listen and subscribe to the Conservation Careers Podcast on iTunes, Spotify or Stitcher using the following links, or search for ‘conservation careers’ and you’ll find us!

Discuss

If you enjoy listening please leave us a rating and review on wherever you get your podcasts, it really helps us to get in front of more people! If you can share with your friends that would also be great. If you’ve got any questions or suggestions for the podcast please tweet them to @ConservCareers. We’d love to hear from you!

Links & Resources

Visit the JNCC website to learn more about their exciting work.

Main image credit: Danni Thompson / JNCC.

 

Organisational Manager, Podcast

Leave a Reply