Pip has had a long association with amphibian and reptile conservation in North Wales and a strong association with community engagement with wildlife conservation. She established the Deeside Urban Wildlife Group (later to form North East Wales Wildlife) before becoming a Trustee of ARC in 2011. Pip has a particular interest in ensuring effective conservation of wildlife associated with building development. She has provided commercial consultancy advice (and in particular in connection with great crested newts) and is a founding Trustee of BW that looks to develop well designed and properly supported schemes that aim to develop practical approaches to conserving wildlife associated with development proposals. Pip is also a trustee of the Flintshire Voluntary Council. She was awarded an MBE for services to amphibian conservation in North Wales.