Kenny Story

Kenny joined OpenSpace in August 2014. Having always worked on farms and outdoors, the role of Habitat and Conservation Worker has continued his appreciation of working outside and being amongst nature. Kenny has gained certification of CPCS and NVQ Level 3 for Specialised Plant and Machinery Operations. In his free time he enjoys working with […]

Jonathan Rook

Co-founder with Andrea of OpenSpace in 2003, Jonathan’s background extends from achieving a Conservation Management postgraduate diploma to over 12 years working on national nature reserves and managing wildlife. Jonathan is a full member of the Institute of Environmental Sciences. He is proud of developing OpenSpace to provide ecology and habitat solutions. With his family, […]

Andrea Rook

A co-founder of OpenSpace, Andrea has an Honours degree in European Health Science from Northumbria University in Newcastle. She is married to Jonathan and started working for OpenSpace Cumbria Ltd. in 2002. Initially, work involved general administration. However, due to growth of the business, Andrea is now HR Manager. Andrea has 4 fantastic children who […]

Diane Dobson

Diane joined OpenSpace in 2008 and is a Senior Ecologist and the consultancy co-ordinator. She has a BSc. (Hons) in Botany from Durham University and a MSc. in Ecology from the University College of North Wales, Bangor. She is a full member of CIEEM. Diane is an experienced and well respected botanist/ecologist who has undertaken […]

Ray Hayton

Ray is one of our longest serving colleagues. He joined OpenSpace in April 2006 as a Machine Operator, and is now Senior Environmentalist. His main hobby is gardening, which takes up most of his spare time. He also enjoys spending time on his allotment.

Paul Hayton

Paul joined OpenSpace Cumbria in June 2006 and is happily married and the proud father to his lovely daughter. Paul enjoys football and wide open spaces, as well as gardening and spending time with family.

Annabel Bland

Annabel is the Accounts Manager, responsible for all financial matters and administration and has been with OpenSpace since 2008. Annabel loves working in such a happy environment and has 2 children, Gareth and Laura, both grown up. Being a very social person Annabel enjoys time spent with family and friends, especially if good food and […]