Tansy Torkington

Skill Share Coordinator

Tansy has an MSc in Environmental Science from Brunel University and has worked for a number of environmental charities in the UK and Ireland, Including the British Trust for Conservation Volunteers and Greening Temple Bar.  As the  mother of two young boys she is passionate about environmental education and is one of the  Directors of  The Secret Garden Outdoor Nursery, she also runs Fife Nature Kids which promotes Art, Science and Environmental projects throughout Fife. Tansy is a Sea Champion with the Marine Conservation Societyand organises regular beach cleans. She has worked as a seaweed harvester for Mara seaweed.  Tansy is passionate about a low carbon future and bringing the community together to move towards that goal.

Over the four years Skill Share has been running Tansy has reached out to over a 1000 people, running close to 80 events a year. Community has been at the heart of the project and the sharing of knowledge and skills has made a big difference in people’s personal journeys to low carbon living.