Peter Powell, CEO Welsh Dee Trust

Peter grew up on a dairy farm on the outskirts of Welshpool on the banks of the River Severn and this is where he developed a passion for the natural world.

Peter completed a bachelor’s degree in Ecology at Cardiff University and a master’s degree in Advanced Wildlife Conservation at the University of the West of England. Peter joined the Welsh Dee Trust in August 2019 and took over as CEO at the beginning of 2021. Peter has previously worked at both the Severn Rivers Trust and Wye and Usk Foundation.