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The staff

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Chief Executive (National Park Officer) - Andy Wilson

Management Team

Director of Planning - Chris France

Director of Corporate Services - Irene Brannon

Director of Park Services - Richard Gunton

Director of Conservation - David Renwick 

Policies and Plans

Planning Policy, including the Local Plan - Clair Shields

Conservation of the Built Environment

Conservation Areas, Historic Buildings, Buildings at Risk - Beth Davies and Edward Freedman

Archaeology - Graham Lee 

Development Management

Head of Development Management - Mark Hill

Development Management Team Leader  - Hilary Saunders

Compliance and Monitoring - Andrew Muir - Team Leader 

See who does what in the Development Management Team including Planning Areas Map

Conservation of Landscape and Wildlife

Farm Conservation - Rebecca Thompson

Ecology - Rona Charles

Moorland Management - Rachel Pickering 

People in the Park

Information and Countryside Interpretation, Publications and Website - Michael Graham

Promotion, Tourism and Website - Catriona McLees

Communications (Press and Media) - Alison Harris

Visitor Centres - Michael Graham

Education Service - Sue Wilkinson  (Based at The Moors National Park Centre, Danby)

Access, Public Rights of Way - Karl Gerhardsen

Cleveland Way - Malcolm Hodgson

Public Transport - Michael Graham

Volunteers Service - Graham Stubbs 

Senior Rangers:

Naomi Green

David Smith

Simon Bassindale

Bernie McLinden