- Policy identification.
- Policy analysis and interpretation.
- Consultation with stakeholders.
- Independent chair.
Catherine actively maintains her knowledge of conservation and environmental developments and she is a member of the British Ecological Society Welsh Policy Group.
She co-founded the new UK Nature Conservation Policy and Advice Team (2020) at the Joint Nature Conservation Committee which developed a conservation policy overview across the countries of the UK.
Invited by Ulster Wildlife to act as independent chair of webinar discussion panel on nature recovery networks, June 2022.
Duigan, C., S. Ayling, D. Bassett, H.Q.P. Crick & R. Weyl (2020). Terrestrial Nature Networks in the UK – A Review. JNCC Report No. 659. Cited in Nature Positive 2030 – Evidence Report. JNCC, Peterborough.
Supporting the Wales Biodiversity Partnership – invited by Welsh Government to facilitate nature-based solutions session of 2020 conference, including the Ministerial launch of the National Peatland Action Programme.
Organising Committee Member and session chair for Nature Conservation for Future Generations: Seizing the Moment in Manchester, 24 September 2018.