Rose Regeneration

Who we are

IvanAnnibalIvan Annibal

Ivan has a national reputation in economic and community development, with particular specialisms in coastal and rural issues.

He has a practical “hands on” style to delivering programmes and projects.

Ivan is currently developing resources to help VCS organisations during (and after) the coronavirus pandemic; reviewing a project which aims to tackle rural isolation and loneliness; and evaluating a community led local development project.

Ivan writes ‘Hinterland’ (a weekly news review) and organises an annual seminar Programme on behalf of the Rural Services Network.

Ivan is chair of trustees at Rural Community Action Nottinghamshire (RCAN) and on the board of ACRE. He is a Senior Visiting Fellow at Lincoln International Business School and a Fellow of the Institute of Economic Development. Ivan is the Operations Director at the National Centre for Rural Health and Care (NCRHC).


Jessica Sellick

Jessica is a researcher/project manager with 10+ years experience across a wide range of local economic development and enterprise issues.

She undertakes projects on behalf of Government, Local Enterprise Partnerships, Local Authorities, businesses, charities and community groups.

Jessica is currently working with farming organisations to measure how they support the health, wellbeing and resilience of farmers; helping public sector bodies to calculate their social value; and evaluating an employability programme. 

Jessica produces ‘rural words’, a monthly policy briefing for the Rural Services Network.

She is a senior research fellow at the National Centre for Rural Health and Care; a visiting fellow at Huddersfield Business School; a Chartered Geographer accredited by the Royal Geographical Society; a Fellow of the RSA; and a member of the Institute of Economic Development.


Rose Regeneration is supported by a range of carefully chosen specialists covering planning, architecture, surveying, GIS mapping, financial analysis, design and social media.