Fiona Groves

Fiona has been supporting The Garden Classroom in an organisation mentoring capacity since 2020, after meeting the whole enthusiastic team at an event. Fiona is currently the Education and Learning Policy Manager for The Wildlife Trusts in a policy and advocacy role; supporting the drive to ensure everyone has access to nature-based learning, no matter their age or background. Throughout her career, Fiona has been at the forefront of leading substantial initiatives for the provision of enjoyable, active and healthy community experiences through her own consultancy, the Natural Route, working with public and charity sectors including the Forestry Commission, the Peak District National Park and as the Chair of the Outdoor Recreation Network. Fiona has a BSc in Biological Sciences and MA in Education.