About Us

Learning & Growing from the Environment

Lancaster Environment Action & Protection (LEAP) is an organisation bringing together like minded and committed residents, community leaders, children & families, environmental professionals, researchers, entrepreneurs, political leaders, medical, educational, management & information technology professionals, to protect our beautiful planet.

Below are the people in LEAP Operations, LEAP  Voices of  Youth and LEAP Strategy, who work actively in taking forward its activities in engaging communities in grassroots action to counter climate change.

Lancaster Environment Action & Protection CIC is the legal entity for  LEAP activities.

LEAP Operations & Strategy

Responsible for Planning & Delivering all LEAP Activities, Events, Projects


Mrs Kailash Parekh, MBE

Director, Education & Media


Dr Shorna Pal, PhD (St Andrews)

Founder-Director, Research & Management


Dr Richa Soni, PhD & Env. Engg.

Director, Projects & Voices of Youth


Dr Gargi Das

Director, Administration & Legal


Mrs Binoti Tanna

Director, Policy & Finance

LEAP Waste Management Strategy Committee

At the heart of all LEAP activities is its Grassroots Waste Management Strategy.The Directors of LEAP gratefully enjoy the further spectrum of experience and support of external members of its Waste Management Committee. This committee is formed from professionals who lend their input and network to make each LEAP hour go the extra mile in engaging larger numbers and a wide range of members from diverse communities.

Beautiful Landscape

Cllr Caroline Jackson

Leader of Lancaster City Council

Dr Siddhi Joshi

Marine Biogeoscientist

& Human Rights Law Specialist

Cllr Lizzi Collinge

Labour County Councillor, Lancaster East