Krista Patrick

Natural Capital Co-ordinator at Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Krista has over 20-years’ experience of working as an environmental planner in the public, private and community sectors and joined the Greater Manchester Combined Authority as Natural Capital Coordinator in 2016. In this role, Krista provides strategic support on delivering a natural capital approach as part of the Natural Course EU LIFE Integrated Project, Greater Manchester Urban Pioneer Project and the Greater Manchester Natural Capital Group. Current projects include the development of a set of natural capital accounts and ecosystem services opportunity mapping, a natural capital investment plan looking to mobilise existing and new sources of funding and biodiversity net gain guidance to support planning policies set out in the Greater Manchester Spatial Framework.