The Countryside Alliance is a politically non-aligned campaigning and membership organisation. Its Chairman is Simon Hart MP who heads a Board of Directors who are elected and appointed. The Chief Executive is Tim Bonner, who together with the staff are charged with delivering the strategy set by the Board.

The Board of the Countryside Alliance is as follows:

  • President – The Baroness Mallalieu QC
  • Vice President – Baroness Golding

Appointed Members

  • Chairman – Simon Hart MP
  • Vice-Chairman – Lord Mancroft
  • Chief Executive – Tim Bonner

Elected Members

  • Johnnie Arkwright
  • Richard Fry
  • Andrew Ogg
  • Caroline Squire
  • Richard Hardy
  • Karen Silcock
  • James Wharton

Appointed Members (non-voting)

  • Lord Mancroft                     
  • Charles McVeigh III
  • Bill Tyrwhitt-Drake (South West Regional Chairman)
  • Guy Portwin (South East Regional Chairman)
  • Paul Dunn (Northern Regional Chairman)

The Countryside Alliance Foundation 

The Foundation is an independent charity governed by its own Board of trustees and has a separate set of charitable objects. The Board of The Countryside Alliance Foundation is as follows:

  • Chairman – Nick Bannister
  • Charlie Wilson
  • Tara Douglas-Home
  • Richard Fry
  • Andrew Ogg
  • Tim Russ

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