Petra Biberbach speaking about the 'By Leaves we Live' project at the INS Conference at the University of St Andrews on 27th August 2013.
Petra Biberbach is Chief Executive of the award-winning national charity, Planning Aid for Scotland, a post which she has held since June 2005. With a career spanning the public, private and third sector, Petra brings a wealth of expertise to the post in the fields of planning, sustainable development, renewable energy, and community engagement and action research.
Petra has lived and worked in continental Europe (Germany & Switzerland) and most recently helped to develop a sustainable tourism business in the Harz National Park in rural Germany. While working for the Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) she gained considerable experience of land use management and an in-depth understanding of the uniqueness of National Parks.