She acts as a consultant for policy makers and for numerous international and national organizations including the UN and European Parliament and has represented national governments at international conservation conventions.
She is experienced in policy development, in particular on the sustainable management of natural resources and on carbon budgeting and for the development of primary legislation as well as the drafting of subordinate legislation.
Lori is an experienced project and research manager of large scale projects and has extensive experience of research methodologies, data collection and analysis. She has advised numerous organisations including Environment Agency on waste surveys and the BBC on sustainable transport.
She was the co-founder and Executive Director of a major arts venue in Glasgow and is currently a trustee for Chapter Arts Centre in Cardiff.
Her interests are in effective legislation, the application of the ecosystem approach, ecosystem services and the role of ecosystem based approaches to climate change adaptation and mitigation.