Staff team

The Board is supported by a staff team, based at our offices in Chinnor.

Core staff team

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Dr Elaine King

Role: Chief Executive Officer
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Dr Matt Thomson

Role: Head of Strategy & Planning

To raise a planning and development issue, please contact planning@chilterns.org.uk. There’s no need to copy anyone else in.

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Annette Weiss

Role: Head of Engagement and Partnerships
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Professor Kate Heppell

Role: Head of Landscape
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Andy Brock-Doyle

Role: Head of Operations
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Neil Jackson

Role: Conservation & Landscape Officer
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Gareth Clay

Role: Farming in Protected Landscapes Officer
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Dr Wendy Morrison

Role: Heritage and Archaeology Manager
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Vicki Pearce

Role: Communications Manager

For media enquiries please contact communications@chilterns.org.uk.

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Helen Valvona

Role: Communications Officer (p/t)
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Fiona Skeggs

Role: Communications Officer
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Lynne Cordice

Role: Senior Administration Officer
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Eloise Small

Role: Administration Officer

Chilterns Chalk Streams Project

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Allen Beechey

Role: Chilterns Chalk Streams Project (CCSP) Manager
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Steph Horn

Role: Smarter Water Catchment (SWC) Project Coordinator
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Ceri Groves

Role: Education & Engagement Officer (CCSP)
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Laura Silverstone

Role: Education and Engagement Officer (CCSP)
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Adrian Porter

Role: Rivers Officer (CCSP)
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Hannah Parry-Wilson

Role: Citizen Science Coordinator (SWC)
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Dr Claudia Bernardini

Role: Project Support Officer (SWC, CCSP, CHAP)

Chalk, Cherries and Chairs Landscape Partnership Scheme

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Anna Foster

Role: Project Manager
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Nick Marriner

Role: Nature Recovery Manager
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Harriet Bennett

Role: Landowner & Farming Engagement Adviser
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Fran Crowther

Role: Assistant Project Manager
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Helen Walsh

Role: Communications Officer

Mend the Gap

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Ruth Staples-Rolfe

Role: Mend the Gap Programme Manager
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Sarah Hebbes

Role: Project Support Officer
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