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Emily Neville

Communications Officer | Development

Emily leads the delivery of the UNEP-WCMC Communication Strategy and drives our ambition to become a world leader in conservation communication.

She ensures all communications reflect the strategic priorities of the Centre and contributes communications expertise to project proposals and delivery. Emily also develops and manages UNEP-WCMC's online presence and leads the production of communications outputs that showcase the impact and relevance of UNEP-WCMC.

Previous experience & expertise

Emily has over six years' experience working in the field of science and sustainability communications.

Before joining the Centre, Emily worked for the RSPB where she managed and delivered the visitor engagement programme at a large reserve and managed the day-to-day reserve communications.  

She also spent six months as a researcher in Costa Rica where her research focused on the nesting behaviour of Olive Ridley and Green turtles. Emily also has experience in the sustainability sector, having worked with a local authority to implement their sustainability education programme. Emily graduated from Durham University with a BSc in Zoology in 2013.