CEO & Senior Management Team
Kit Stoner, Chief Executive
Kit has worked at BCT since 2002, joining as Training Development Officer. She has since worked in many roles at BCT: as Training and Helpline Manager, as Director of Operations and as Deputy Chief Executive. From 2014 she became Joint Chief Executive with Julia Hanmer and in spring 2018 she became sole CEO.
Kit’s work at BCT inspired her to do a second undergraduate degree as a mature student in Wildlife Biology and Ecology and Conservation. She then completed a part-time MPhil looking at associations/communications between birds and lemurs in Madagascar. She is a member of the Cambridgeshire Bat Group, Vice Chair of the Environmental Investigations Agency UK and a trustee of BatLife Europe.
Before entering the world of conservation, Kit worked in publishing, advertising and training.
Lisa Worledge, Director of Conservation
Lisa has been fascinated by bats ever since attending her first bat walk with the Birmingham and Black Country Bat Group in 2008. She joined the organisation in 2011 and has held several roles, starting as Partnerships Officer, then Head of Conservation Services, before becoming Director of Conservation in July 2023. Lisa combines her passion for bat conservation with extensive experience from a range of different BCT programmes and collaborations.
This is Lisa’s second career having worked in the IT industry for over a decade. After completing a BSc in Ecology & Conservation (Hons) at Coventry University as a mature student, Lisa worked as an ecologist and as the coordinator for the Warwickshire, Coventry & Solihull Local Biodiversity Action Plan Partnership. Lisa has been a Natural England licensed bat worker since 2011. She completed an MSc in Biological Recording in 2012 (for which she now teaches the bat module).
Dr Joe Nunez-Mino, Director of Communications & Fundraising
Joe has many years of experience in setting up and running a range of conservation projects both at home and abroad - many of these included bats within their remit. All of his previous projects involved engaging with people from all sorts of backgrounds, both directly and via the media - he even appeared on the BBC's Attenborough's Ark in 2012!
As Director of Communications and Fundraising he uses his skills and experience to continue to build on the success that BCT has had in both raising the profile of bats and encouraging more people to join BCT and their local bat group. The second and possibly most critical part of Joe's role is fundraising - the more money we can raise, the more work we can do to promote and support bat conservation at all levels.
Don't ever hesitate to contact Joe and the rest of the communications and fundraising team by emailing email@example.com. They are always happy to hear of any news stories regardless of whether they are local, national or international, as well as ideas for fundraising, from names of potential donors to novel ways of raising money. if you are running any sort of event (from bat walks to fun runs), get in touch so that Joe and the rest of the team can help you to promote them.