Dreda joined the foundation in 2020 having gained a BSc in Zoology and an MSc in Food Security and Sustainable Agriculture at the University of Exeter. She grew up on a mixed farm on the banks of the Wye and has spent the last few years working as a freelance cook. As such she is passionate about all things food, farming and conservation. 

Initially working as part of the Monitoring team, Dreda now divides her time between Natural Capital and Farm teams, working on projects to identify and deliver natural capital opportunities within the Wye and Usk catchments.