Nurturing transformation

Lestari is  a research-led environmental education consultancy working in collaboration with educators,  communities, organisations and policy makers to develop programmes, strategies and resources which transform our relationship with the natural world.

Communication

Facilitation and Training

Research and Evaluation

As experienced project-managers and campaigners we communicate complex ideas and deploy behaviour change strategies within campaigns, policy and public-engagement. Our experience with diverse methodologies and strategies enables us to engage with a wide range of projects based on evidence and best-practice.

Communication

Facilitation and Training

We offer a range of professional development, coaching and facilitation options, and make use of creative group approaches for eliciting personal and organisational change. Our training develops staff competencies and understandings in areas such as visitor engagement and environmental education, alongside project planning, implementation, and effective communication.

We specialise in the social sciences of conservation, education and behaviour change, and provide research-led guidance for businesses, policy makers and environmental organisations. We utilise a practice-focused research approach, and are adept at communicating complex scientific concepts using a mix of methods appropriate to your project needs. 

Research and Evaluation

Dr Harry Hilser

Project manager and researcher

Harry is an experienced conservation practitioner, project manager and environmental educator. His research explores the cultural roots of our relationship with nature, specialising in human values and behaviour change. He is a seasoned professional with an international leadership portfolio, nurturing numerous projects to flourish in their goals.

Dr Lewis Winks

Facilitator and Researcher

Lewis is an education practitioner and researcher, focusing on transformative, outdoor and environmental learning. He leads teacher training programmes and works regularly with young people in outdoor environments. Lewis specialises in engaged research, evaluation and impact, and is an associate at the University of Exeter Geography Department.