Chris Gerrard

Chris Gerrard

About Chris Gerrard

I'm Anglian Water’s Climate Change and Biodiversity Manager, having joined the company in 2013. Prior to that I was Director of Living Landscapes for the Wildlife Trust for Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Northamptonshire. I was also the Project Manager of the Great Fen Project, a leading landscape-scale conservation project between Huntingdon and Peterborough. I have an honours degree in Environmental Science, a Professional Diploma in Management and am a member of the Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management. I am the author of “The Great Fen: Artists for Nature in England” and co-wrote two local Red Data Books. In my spare time I enjoy astronomy, cinema and playing the drums.

Setting out how we care for wildlife

We have launched our new Biodiversity Strategy – setting out how it will care for the incredible wildlife on its sites.

The aim is to set out what our company will do to protect and enhance wildlife on its sites and around the communities we serve.

It is an approach that is already bearing fruit at […]

By |October 11th, 2016|Biodiversity, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Setting out how we care for wildlife|

Aliens in our waterways…

This week it’s #InvasivesWeek – and DEFRA are spreading the word about species that can cause big problems. We’re getting involved because the rivers and wetlands of East Anglia are home to a range of fascinating wildlife, but some foreign invaders are causing problems for our water network and our native species. These are […]

By |February 2nd, 2015|Biodiversity|Comments Off on Aliens in our waterways…|

Impacts, adaptation & vulnerability – and our plan…

Last week the second of three Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) reports was published, with a focus on impacts, adaptation and vulnerability. The first report looked at the science of climate change whilst the third, to be published shortly, will be about mitigating climate change.

Last Monday’s report was contributed to by 309 authors […]

By |April 8th, 2014|Climate|Comments Off on Impacts, adaptation & vulnerability – and our plan…|

Do you remember the drought of 1976?

Do you remember the drought of 1976? As a young lad I remember an endless summer with friends exploring the countryside around my home village south of Cambridge. Streams had dried up and ponds had turned to patterns of cracked mud. It was a blissful and carefree time, at least for me. I was […]

By |March 24th, 2014|Climate|Comments Off on Do you remember the drought of 1976?|