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The CDEC team


Laura Goad (Director)



Debbie Watson (Global Education Officer). Debbie is passionate about creating opportunities for children to participate in excellent global learning, and is a forest schools, eco-schools, and environmental expert.



Claire Ward (Finance and Admin Officer)
Claire keeps us all running like clockwork! She makes sure that you are booked onto courses correctly, that our members are looked after and keeps the CDEC office and resource library running smoothly.


Lucy Graham (Communications Officer)
Lucy is at hand to share CDEC’s achievements and make sure we all know about the opportunities that CDEC offers Cumbria’s communities, be it schools, organisations or local groups.


General enquiries

Tel: 015394 31602



Vimala John, Heather Parker, Chris Parker

Tel: 015394 31602