Dotted across the UK our team of friendly walking experts are ready to help get you or your community walking.

JOE IRVIN, CHIEF EXECUTIVE

Joe Irvin has a wealth of experience in the public and third sectors. He joined Living Streets in 2014 from being CEO at NAVCA - a voluntary sector strategic partner of the Department of Health and the Office of Civil Society. Joe has also held senior roles in the Prime Minister’s office, and as special adviser to the Deputy Prime Minister.

Joe also worked for the RSPB following a number of years at the TGWU union and the TUC. In government he worked on the1998 integrated Transport White Paper, ‘right to roam’ legislation and Encouraging Walking guidelines for local authorities. He is an elected trustee of ACEVO and Voluntary Action Islington, a judge for the Guardian Charity Awards and Charity Times awards, and an advisory board member of Charityworks.

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JENNI WIGGLE, DIRECTOR OF LOCAL IMPACT

Jenni is responsible for the management and direction of the Local Impact Department, overseeing a team delivering walking projects across the country. Alongside ensuring all department projects are delivered on time and to budget, she has responsibility for ensuring the progress on Living Streets organisational strategy and promoting innovation.

Jenni is an experienced project manager with key expertise in schools, sustainability and behaviour change. With a background in education, Jenni has worked in the charity sector for more than 10 years, successfully delivering projects for cross-UK and international audiences.

TOM PLATT, HEAD OF POLICY AND COMMUNICATIONS

Tom is responsible for the management and direction of the Policy and Communications Department. He leads on Living Streets policy, public affairs, campaigns, supporter engagement, communications, marketing and media.

Tom has worked for Living Streets across projects, policy and campaigns. He has a background in Urban Design and an extensive knowledge of walking and the public realm.  

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