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Marine Conservation Society appoints new Chair

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The Marine Conservation Society (MCS) has welcomed a new Chair of Trustees, Amanda Nobbs.

Amanda brings extensive experience in the environment sector with her to the position, having held previous roles as Chief Executive of the Council for National Parks and Chair of the Thames Regional Flood and Coastal Committee. Amanda was instrumental in campaigning for the South Downs and New Forest to become National Parks and a champion of a more joined-up approach to managing water. Amanda has been appointed by Ministers and the Environment Agency as a conservation member on various committees relating to tourism, waterways, water and environmental protection.

Born on the Pacific island of Tarawa, the ocean was the backdrop to Amanda’s early childhood and has been an integral part of her life since. A St George’s Leadership Fellow and geographer with a Masters in Conservation, concern for the environment has been a strong theme running through Amanda’s career which has straddled the charity, public and private sectors.

Amanda says of the role:

“It’s an honour to be joining the Marine Conservation Society at such a pivotal time. The importance of our seas for wellbeing has never mattered more. Healthy seas sustain us in so many ways, as a source of food and joy and, not least, through their contribution to the air we breathe and the stability of our climate.

“In my role as Chair, I want to ensure that our generation truly can be the one that achieves a step change in restoring the health of our ocean and offer everyone the opportunity to enjoy its great beauty.”

Today, our ocean is in poor health because of human activity. The Marine Conservation Society is determined to change this, fighting for the future of our ocean through people-powered action – with science on our side. MCS defends habitats and species, with communities, businesses and governments. Working together towards a cleaner, better-protected, healthier ocean. For seas full of life, where nature flourishes and people thrive.

Amanda Nobbs joins the Marine Conservation Society as Chair of Trustees from Thursday 21st May 2020. For more information, please visit the charity’s website: https://www.mcsuk.org/oceanindoors/.

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