The Chair of National Parks England is elected from 8 National Park Authority Chairs each year. The Chair:
The current Chair of National Parks England is Neil Heseltine, Chair of the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority. Our Vice Chair is Vanessa Rowlands, Chair of the South Downs National Park Authority.
National Parks England has a small central staff team based in London. The organisation gains expertise from the staff and members from 8 National Park Authorities, and regular collaborative working is maintained.
Jayne Butler, Executive Director
Deborah Brookes, Strategic Engagement Manager
Wendy Totts, Executive Assistant