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Board of Trustees and Staff


Chair of Trustees: Dr Anne Powell

Chair Conservation Group: Peter Woodhead

Chair of Development Group: Judith Wallen

Treasurer: John Farmer

Company Secretary: John Handley

Other Trustees: Jane Carson, Ann Lackie, Graham Hooley, Cressida Inglewood,  David Sharrod, Julie Barrett 

President: Lord Inglewood

Vice Presidents:  Margaret Albon, Kathleen Atkinson, Pippa Bonner,  Susan Garnett, Geoffrey Halliday, David Hill,   Sir Martin Holdgate, Duncan Jeffray, Susan Johnson, Margaret Sutcliffe.


Director: Peter Bullard

Conservation Manager: David Harpley

Wider Countryside

Senior Conservation Officer: Neil Harnott
Senior Living Landscapes Officer: Graham Jackson-Pitt
Apprentice Conservation Officers: Sian Bentley and Isaac Johnston
Marine Conservation Officer: Emily Baxter
Red Squirrels Northern England Project Officer: Simon O'Hare
Green Transport Corridors  Partnership Project Officer: Judy Palmer
Peatlands Restoration Officer: Simon Thomas
Slow the Flow Project Officer: Tim Jacobs

Nature Reserves

Senior Reserves Officer: Joe Murphy
South Western Reserves Officer: Peter Jones
Southern Reserves Officer: Paul Waterhouse
Eastern Reserves Officer: Andrew Walter
Northern Reserves Officer: Kevin Scott
Eycott Hill Nature Reserve and Training Officer: Stephen Owen
Dunes of Barrow Coordinator and South Walney Warden: Sarah Dalrymple
Seasonal Warden Foulney Island:
Plumgarths Gardener: Julia Sier

Education & Volunteering

Senior Education, Training and Volunteering Officer: Jamie Normington
Marine Training Programme Manager: Mari-Ann Park


Development Manager: Helen Duxbury
Individual Giving Officer: Sadie McGlone
Senior Fundraising Officer: Hazel Jones
Senior Development Officer: Michelle Waller
Membership Development Officer: Katie Keighley
Senior Marketing Officer: Andrea Simpson (maternity cover for Charlotte Rowley)
Eycott Hill Communication and Events Officer: Jody Ferguson
Publications Officer: Rose Welshman temporary cover for Andrea Simpson
Digital Marketing Officer: Mary Greenwood
Membership Recruiters: David Edwards, Margaret Gray, Richard Moriarty, Sarah-Kay Norman, Robert Wardell,

Venue Booker: Tracey Thornley

Finance and Membership

Finance and Administration Manager: Chris Haddock
Senior Finance Officer: Ashley Forrester
Finance Assistant: Faye Crawford
Senior Facilities Officer: Rob Davies
Senior Membership Officer: Kate Harnott
Administration Officer & Membership Officer: Francesca Searle
Membership Officer: Martin Baggott
Senior Personnel Officer: Claire Ladell
Senior Administration Officer:Justine Burton
Administrative Officer: Albert Evans
Administration Assistant: Rosabel Fowkes

To contact our staff write to Cumbria Wildlife Trust, Crook Road, Kendal, Cumbria LA8 8LX, telephone 01539 816300 or email