Craig Bennett

Chief Executive Officer

One of the UK's most respected environmentalists, Craig has vast media experience. Craig was previously Deputy Director at the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership, and Director of the Prince of Wales’s Corporate Leaders Group on Climate Change.


Andrew Pendleton

Head of Campaigns

Since joining us in 2011, Andrew oversee the delivery of all our major campaigns. He previously worked as a lead researcher for a climate change think tank.


Mike Childs

Head of Policy, Research and Science

Mike has worked for us for more than twenty years. During this time he helped lead Friends of the Earth's Big Ask campaign for the Climate Change Act 2008.

Liz Hutchins

Senior Campaigner, Political and Legal Unit

Liz leads on the development of political strategies across all our campaigns. Liz also leads the campaign against the Lobbying Act to defend the right of charities and campaign groups to speak out ahead of elections.

Clare Oxborrow

Senior Campaigner, Land Use, Food and Water Security Programme

Clare has been senior campaigner since 2009. With a background in Ecology and an MSc in Conservation, Clare also chairs Eating Better, the alliance on sustainable diets. 


Asad Rehman

Senior Campaigner, International Climate

Asad leads Friends of the Earth's campaign for international action to prevent dangerous climate change. He's one of our key spokespeople at UN climate negotiations.


Dr Anna Watson

Senior Campaigner, Run on Sun 

Winner of the Observer’s Green Briton of the Year award 2015, Anna leads on our Run on Sun campaign aimed at letting UK schools clean, renewable energy. Anna has extensive expertise of working with communities on the ground.


Paul de Zylva

Senior Campaigner, Nature and Eco-system security

Paul heads up our work on nature and led the organisation’s influential Bee Cause campaign. He chaired Wildlife and Countryside Link (2008-13), the umbrella body of the country's leading 35 environment, nature and animal welfare organisations.


Simon Bullock

Senior Campaigner, Policy and Research Co-ordinator

Simon leads our climate change and energy programme, with a focus on the UK's Government's overall climate change strategy, and delivery on the UK Climate Change Act.


David Powell

David Powell

Senior Campaigner, Economics and Resource Use Programme

David has led the programme since 2014. He campaigns for a green and fair economic and financial system and for business models that don't cost the Earth.

Other expert spokespeople


Friends of the Earth also has a range of campaigners and senior campaigners who can speak on parliamentary issues, international and national action to cut climate-changing emissions, the food system, natural resources, green homes, renewable energy and more.

Please call the press office on 020 7566 1649 to find out more or arrange an interview.