Richard Bickle

Richard Bickle

I am the Society Secretary for Friends of the Earth (Birmingham) Ltd. and responsible for its governance including organising meetings, board elections and filing the accounts with the FCA. Before moving to Birmingham in 2005 I  was involved in running a similar...
Nick Whittingham

Nick Whittingham

I have been involved with the Warehouse on and off for over 30 years as well as involvement in the festivals over the last 15 years and the campaign group back in the late ’90s/early 2000’s. I currently live in Yorkshire where I am Chief Executive of...
Lesley Bradnam

Lesley Bradnam

I worked at BFoE and the Centre for Alternative Technology in the 80s and 90s, followed by 18 years at BCC providing data analysis to support employment and regeneration projects and strategies. Now retired and enjoying growing veg, walking, learning languages and...
Karen Leach

Karen Leach

I am BFOE’s Strategic Development Manager, and also a part-time gardener. I came to BFoE as a campaigns volunteer, then created the role of Campaigns Support Worker. After 2 years in that role I  moved away to run sustainable economics organisation Localise WM...
Hilary Peacock

Hilary Peacock

Now a qualified social worker supporting older adults, I have spent my previous career in the charity and NGO sector working in Fairtrade, refugee and environmental issues (including a brief stint as a paid worker with BFoE!). I literally want to save the world from...
Cath Palgrave

Cath Palgrave

Hi, my name’s Cath and I have been involved with Friends of the Earth for over 20 years. Firstly, with the Bristol group and then with the Birmingham group when I came back home! I’ve been a campaigner and line manage the Campaigns Support Worker. I’m passionate about...