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Chief Executive Officer

Simon Ward is the RES Chief Executive Officer.  He has significant experience in the charitable sector with a focus in ecology and geography.

Simon studied for an MRes in Ecology and Environmental Management at the University of York and a BSC (Hons) in Environmental Biology at the University of the West of England.  Simon was previously the Head of Field Studies Council East Region and Education Lead.

He is a Trustee of the Council for Learning Outside the Classroom, a Fellow of both the Royal Society of Biology and the Royal Geographical Society, and a former member of the British Ecological Society’s Education and Careers Committee.  

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