Ian Jelley

Director of Landscape Recovery, Warwickshire Wildlife Trust

Ian Jelley is Director of Landscape Recovery at Warwickshire Wildlife Trust. He leads a department of 30 people who do amazing work every day to help make more space for nature and enable people to take action for wildlife. His role involves working strategically in partnership with local authorities, Government Agencies, businesses, farmers & landowners and communities to help tackle the nature and climate emergency through projects that deliver direct action and behavioural change at a local level.

Warwickshire Wildlife Trust is part of the federation of 46 Wildlife Trusts operating across every area of the UK. A grassroots network creating a movement of action for nature. Together the Wildlife Trusts are delivering against their vision that 30% of the UK land and sea will be enabling nature’s recovery by 2030 and through it’s #TeamWilder initiative 1in4 people will be taking action for wildlife.

My Sessions at Traffex

Wednesday 22 May 2024


Panel: Improving Biodiversity on the UK's Road Networks

14:00 - 14:40 Biodiversity
  • The role transport networks can play in nature’s recovery while also factoring in Vision Zero considerations.
  • Considering how habitat management is important, not just habitat creation
  • The value of the National Highways Soft Estate.
  • How we manage our land, historic management, and consequences.
  • Key biodiversity issues caused by the road network, specifically habitat connectivity.