Federica has an MSc in Applied Ecology and a BSc (Hons) in Wildlife and Practical Conservation. She is a keen conservationist and a botany enthusiast with a particular interest in ecological interactions. She worked in the public sector for the past 5 years in different roles. Federica worked at Natural England as Lead Adviser in Cornwall, where she advised landowners and stakeholders on sustainable land management and sustainable farming, incentivising good practice through the Countryside Stewardship work programme. She also worked on monitoring the condition of terrestrial protected sites. Federica then worked at Cornwall Council as Project Development Officer where she worked on a wealth of environmental projects aimed at delivering Cornwall’s Environmental Growth Strategy, including the implementation of Biodiversity Net Gain at a county level.
She has joined BART as Agriculture Project Manager.