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Scales, Ivan

Ivan Scales is the Harvey McGrath Lecturer in Geography at St Catharine’s College, University of Cambridge. His research looks at the role of political, cultural and economic factors in shaping natural resource use (with a focus on sub-Saharan Africa). Current research projects investigate the diversity of environmental values; agriculture and food security; tropical deforestation; and community-based conservation. He has carried out fieldwork in Cameroon, French Guiana, The Gambia, Madagascar and Senegal, and recently edited a book on Conservation and Environmental Management in Madagascar(Routledge, 2014). A Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society, a member of the Centre for African Studies, and a member of the University of Cambridge Conservation Research Institute, he received his first degree in Ecology, followed by a Masters in Anthropology and a PhD in Geography.

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2016, 7Hullo Creative
Shapcot, Jo

Jo Shapcott was born in London. Poems from her three award-winning collections, Electroplating the Baby (1988), Phrase Book (1992) and My Life Asleep (1998) are gathered in a selected poems, Her Book(2000). She has won a number of literary prizes including the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize for Best First Collection, the Forward Prize for Best Collection and the National Poetry Competition (twice). Tender Taxes, her versions of Rilke, was published in 2001. Her most recent collection, Of Mutability, was published in 2010 and won the Costa Book Award. In 2011 Jo Shapcott was awarded the Queen’s Gold Medal for Poetry.

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2015, 7Hullo Creative
Shardlow, Matt

Matt Shardlow is Chief Executive of Buglife – The Invertebrate Conservation Trust. Buglife is the only organisation in Europe committed to saving all invertebrates; the charity has twenty four members of staff and a growing portfolio of conservation projects. The charity’s priorities include the sustainable management of brownfield sites; saving endangered Biodiversity Action Plan Priority species; putting bees and flowers back into the countryside; saving key sites for bugs from destruction, and improving the health of freshwater ecosystems. Matt is chair of the Wildlife and Countryside Link (WCL) Legal Strategy Group and is a Country Diary columnist in the Guardian. Before leaving to set up Buglife in 2002 he was at the RSPB overseeing the management and monitoring of non-avian biodiversity on the RSPB’s nature reserves.

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2015, 7Hullo Creative
Smit, Tim

Sir Tim Smit is best known for his achievements in Cornwall. He ‘discovered’ and then restored the Lost Gardens of Heligan with John Nelson, and today Heligan is one of the UK’s best loved gardens. Tim is Executive Vice-Chairman, and Co-founder of the multi Award winning Eden Project in Cornwall. Eden began as a dream in 1995 and opened its doors to the public in 2000, since when more than 18 million people have come to see what was once a sterile pit, turned into a cradle of life containing world-class horticulture and startling architecture symbolic of human endeavour

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2017, e, 7Hullo Creative