During the launch of the Policy Hub, Professsor Mark Reed, (former Newcastle N8 AgriFood Chair, now Director of the Thriving Natural Capital Challenge Centre at Scotland’s Rural College) and Professor Peter Howley from the University of Leeds held a webinar on  exploring the role of ecosystem markets in a green recovery. The webinar, chaired by Colin Mackie, Head of Strategy in the Green Finance Team at Defra, stimulated discussion and interrogation of new evidence on the barriers to and opportunities for ecosystem markets to contribute to a green recovery. Discussion was informed by two new policy briefs which were produced for the webinar.