Eilish is a qualified accountant, ACMA, with senior leadership experience in the commercial and charity sectors, from Nestle and Sotheby’s to Friends of the Earth. She has held senior Director roles overseeing all aspects of internal operations including Finance, HR, IT, Facilities as well as Strategic and Business Planning. Bringing these skills and experience together she has also led transformation projects enabling organisational improvement and excellence.
She has a degree in Marine Biology from the University of Newcastle upon Tyne and a Masters in Environment, Society & Policy from the Open University.
Eilish is also a non-executive Director of the Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management, the National Park City Foundation and the Schools Energy Cooperative.