Dr Roger Mitchell CBiol, FRSB

Cambridge Conservation Forum


Roger was Chair of the Cambridge Conservation Forum until 2022, a network of 70 conservation organisations based in and around Cambridge. He is also a Director of Amphibian and Reptile Conservation, a Director of ARC Ecological Services Ltd., Vice-Chair of the Fens Biosphere Steering Group, an Executive Board Member of Natural Cambridgeshire and is presently working with a range of partners on Conservation initiatives within Cambridgeshire.

Most of his working life has been in Government and the Government Agencies as Principle Scientist in the Department of the Environment’s Central Water Planning Unit, Head of Marine Science in the Nature Conservancy Council and the Joint Nature Conservation Committee and National Manager of Species and Biodiversity in English Nature. Since then, he has been Chief Editor of Aquatic Conservation, Joint Chief Editor of Conservation Evidence, International Chief Scientist at the Earthwatch Institute, Executive Chairman of Natura International, a Trustee/Director of the European Climate Foundation, a Director of HSBC Cares for the Environment Fund (Malta), Environmental Director of the Arcadia Fund and Chairman of the Management Board of the Corrour Estate.