Ellie joined Keep Scotland Beautiful in April 2022 as Project Officer for the Highland Community Waste Partnership. She will be focusing on the reduction of single-use items and packaging waste through reuse and recycling, as well as the partnership’s Youth Climate Champions programme.
Ellie has experience tackling food waste and improving food security as part of a partnership project with Faith in Community Dundee and Dundee Community Food Network.
Before working in the charity sector Ellie was a chef for many years in restaurants throughout the UK, she also ran a children’s cookery school. She has volunteered for The Trussell Trust, FoodCycle and Action Against Hunger.
Ellie is currently studying at the University of Edinburgh for a MSc in Global Challenges.