Steering Group

Chair: Julia Aglionby, Foundation for Common Land

Vice Chairs:

  • Patrick Begg, National Trust
  • Robin Milton, Chair Exmoor National Park Authority 

Current Steering Group Members are:

  • Amanda Anderson, Moorland Association
  • Matt Bagley, Newton Rigg College
  • Kevin Bishop, CEO Dartmoor National Park
  • Will Cockbain, Hill Farmer
  • Rob Cooke, Natural England
  • Paul Cottingham, NFU South-west Environment Advisor
  • Alastair Driver, Rewilding Britain
  • Anne Gray, Heather Trust
  • Keith Jones, Forestry Commission
  • Phil Le Grice, Duchy College
  • Rafi Manan, Defra
  • Christopher Price, Rare Breeds Survival Trust
  • Helen Radmore, Tenant Farmers Association
  • Mark Reed, Newcastle University
  • Nigel Stone, South West Uplands Network
  • Susan Twining, CLA
  • Wildlife Trusts (awaiting new rep)
  • Patrick Thompson, RSPB
  • Michael Winter, Exeter University

Our Secretariat is kindly provided by Defra through the Future Farming Policy Team and can be contacted at