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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 Park Services - Richard Gunton

Director of Conservation - Briony Fox

Director of Polyhalite Projects - Briony Fox


Policies and Plans

Head of Strategic Policy (including the Local Plan) - Paul Fellows


Conservation of the Built Environment

Conservation Areas, Historic Buildings, Buildings at Risk - Suzanne Lilley

Head of Historic Environment - Mags Waughman


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

Deputy Director of Conservation (Head of Natural Environment - Elizabeth Clements

Future Farming Policy Officer - Rebecca Thompson

Ecology - Rona Charles


People in the Park

Information and Countryside Interpretation, Publications and Website - Michael Graham

Promotion, Tourism and Website - Catriona McLees

Communications (Press and Media) - Nina Beadle

Visitor Centres - Michael Graham

Education Service - Heather McNiff (Based at The Moors National Park Centre, Danby)

Access, Public Rights of Way - Debbie Trafford

Cleveland Way - Malcolm Hodgson

Public Transport - Michael Graham

Volunteers Service - Joan Childs


Senior Rangers:

Naomi Green

David Smith

Simon Bassindale

Bernie McLinden