Fields in Trust

Our People

We’re lucky to work with a range of dedicated, dynamic and determined individuals who all care about parks and green spaces.

Our President

We are delighted to have the active support of our President HRH The Prince of Wales who shares our commitment to creating a better future for parks and green spaces, to help people and nature thrive. The Prince of Wales was the Patron of our Diamond Jubilee Appeal leading the efforts to secure a legacy of over 1200 protected spaces as a tribute to HM The Queen. He took over the role of President from his grandfather HRH The Duke of Edinburgh in 2013 and is a staunch advocate of the value of green spaces for health, wellbeing, and the environment.

Few resources hold the potential to impact so positively on a wide range of social issues as parks and green spaces. By protecting these spaces in perpetuity Fields in Trust works to ensure that our children and grandchildren will have places to run, move, breathe and play.


Our Trustees

Our knowledgeable and experienced Trustees generously volunteer their time and expertise in support of our work. The Council members are elected to three-year terms on a rolling basis at our Annual General Meeting.

Chair: Jo Barnett
Vice-Chair: Richard Schuster
Honorary Treasurer: Jeremy Hammond

Trustees: Clive Betts MP, Mark Campion, Ian Ginbey, Carlotta Newbury, Duncan Peake and Ewan Gillies.

Scotland and Wales

Our activities in Scotland and Wales are guided by the Fields in Trust Scotland and Cymru Committees.

Scotland Committee Chair: Ewan Gillies
Committee Members: Sam Gardner, June Gilles, Gareth Magee, Janet McArthur, Margery McBain, Cherie Morgan and Michaela Sullivan.

Cymru Committee Acting Chair: Robin Williams 

Committee Members: John Ridgewell and David Roberts.

Our Team

We wouldn’t exist without our brilliant team of people who are all motivated by the power of parks and green spaces and the contribution they make to a happier, healthier society.

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Whilst you're here…

Please help us to protect parks forever. 94% of British parks could be at risk. With your help we can ensure they will always be there for you and your loved ones to enjoy. Please consider making a donation towards our important work.