Victoria is a senior lecturer in the School of Law and co-director of the Hywel Dda Institute. She is broadly interested in public environmental law, but legal approaches to the achievement of sustainable development, particularly from a local perspective and the impact of devolution on environmental protection in Wales.
She is co-convenor of the United Kingdom Environmental Law Association Wales, Working Party which has acted as important stakeholder in creating recent legislation on planning and environmental law in Wales. Victoria also represents UKELA on the Future Landscapes Working Group that is assisting Welsh Government in developing new approaches to designated landscapes in Wales.
Victoria has recenrly been awarded a Research Fellowship with the National Assembly for Wales. She will be considering how the approach to the Sustainable Management of Natural Resources (SMNR) in Wales might be used as a lens through which to explore the most appropriate means of dividing powers between Wales and the UK after Brexit in the interests of ecosystems resilience.