Beth Collier

Director (on maternity leave)

Beth is Wild in the City’s founder, she leads on strategy, programmes, research and policy. Beth is a Nature Allied Psychotherapist and ethnographer who teaches natural history and woodland living skills.

Beth has a background in research and policy, managing programmes and consultancies in the fields of psychological health and human rights.

She has a life long passion for nature stemming from a rural upbringing.

Jacqueline (Jackie) Jackson

Director of Operations – Maternity Cover

Jackie joined Wild in the City in April 2022 as the Director of Operations providing maternity cover for operational aspects of Beth’s role.  

Jackie has over 20 years of national and international experience in administration and financial management within both the not-for-profit and Higher Education sectors. Her experience spans supporting organisations to achieve the best outcomes by strengthening systems, operational procedures, and workflow to encourage and facilitate staff development and teamwork.

In her spare time, Jackie enjoys spending time in nature, playing tennis, reading, and listening to podcasts.

Rose Lewis

Non-Executive Director

Rose works for The Soil Association working on an exciting project to develop a new food and farming hub.

Her ambition is to bring her 25 years of commercial and startup experience to create new models for sustainable and local food systems. Rose’s entrepreneurial mindset comes from her experience starting a business accelerator, investing and supporting over 50 digital tech startups.

Rose enjoys working with awesome people and is renowned for introducing disruptive ideas to organisations for positive transformation.

Lorraine Kirk

Project Administrator

Lorraine works with Wild in the City as a freelance administrator.

Lorraine is the first point of contact for Wild in the City, responding to all enquiries. She is an administrative professional with over 20 years experience in large global organisations.

In her spare time, Lorraine enjoys spending time with her family and playing tennis.