Office Staff

The Wild things! Office Team


Luke Strachan – Chief Executive Officer

Luke has a life time of spending time outdoors, a passion for caring for the environment and the welfare of people. Through his work at Reach Volunteering in London he has gained a breadth of experience in the third sector from governance, organisational operations, recruitment, finance, sales & marketing, campaigning, fundraising, change management, business development, training as well as public speaking and stake-holder engagement.



Ellen Packham – Fundraising and Business Development

Ellen has been with Wild things! since 2011. She currently works part-time focussing on fundraising, acting as Company Secretary and assisting the Executive Director with business development projects.




Elspeth Nawrocki – Office Manager

Elspeth joined Wild Things! in February 2018 and is an experienced administrator.  She holds a BSc in Computing for the Internet and Multimedia.  When not working at Wild Things!  Elspeth enjoys walking, gardening and playing guitar.





Elizabeth Knock – Project Development Officer

Elizabeth joined Wild things! in September 2018 as a part time Administrator, however she soon found her niche and is now our Project Development Officer for the Silver Saplings Wild and Well project.  Alongside working for Wild things! she is studying a Degree in Business Management.  In her spare time she volunteers for the local youth rugby club and loves spending time outdoors practicing her photography.




Tony Dunbar – Finance Officer

Tony joined the team in June 2019 in the position of the part-time Finance Officer.  For the last 25 years, Tony has been working in accounts and payroll roles and during that time spent 20 years as a volunteer Treasurer with a local Citizens Advice Bureau.  He is currently studying for his AAT Advanced Diploma in Accounting and during his spare time, he is an avid flight simulator enthusiast and can be found “virtually” flying around the world!