Natural England’s people bring a wide range of knowledge and skills to the challenges of safeguarding our natural environment - combining expertise in farming and land management; conservation and ecology; terrestrial and marine biology; land use planning and landscape architecture; geology and hydrology with a track record of delivering a first class service to our customers and value for money.
Natural England’s strategy, direction and performance are overseen by our Board.
The Chief Executive and Executive Board provide operational leadership to Natural England’s staff, ensuring resources are allocated accordingly.
(1 April 2014) The Environment Secretary, Owen Paterson, has decided to further extend Professor David Hill’s current appointment, as a board member and deputy chair of Natural England, by six months to 30 September 2014.
(19 March 2014) Natural England’s chairman, Andrew Sells, spoke at the launch of the second State of Natural Capital report on the 11 March 2014 alongside Secretary of State Owen Paterson and Chairman of the Natural Capital Committee Dieter Helm.
(9 January 2014) The Environment Secretary of State, Owen Paterson, announced today that Andrew Sells has been confirmed as the Chairman of Natural England.