Jenny October 2016 small crop


Jenny Aldridge

Jenny has worked for the National Trust in various places giving her a broad skill set and an enthusiasm for connecting people with places. A keen traveller and passionate about the outdoors, she values the importance of Britain’s National Parks, and is dedicated to promoting enjoyment of the outdoors, and protection of these vulnerable places.
John Anfield

John Anfield

John has been involved with National Parks for more than 40 years, with more than 30 years at the Peak District National Park Authority as Chief Planning Officer. Although retired, John is still Volunteer Park Ranger in the Peak District and until very recently, trustee of the Campaign for National Parks.

Andrew Brightmore - Honorary Treasurer

Andy qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 2000 and has run his own practice in Bamford since 2004. He has lived in or around the Peak District for most of his life, currently living and working in Bamford. His interests include fell running and climbing.

John Hoare

John Hoare

John moved to Tickhill near Doncaster nearly 20 years ago to serve as Diocesan Director of Education (Sheffield) for the Church of England. He has served as a councillor in Doncaster, CPRE Yorkshire and Humber regional chairman, and has been a member of National Trust Council since 2007. His interests include walking, botany, the history of architecture and gardens.

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Faith Johnson

Faith Johnson

Faith Johnson is managing director of the Environmental Quality Mark Community Interest Company, which runs the Environmental Quality Mark award scheme on behalf of the Peak District National Park Authority. She lives on a working upland farm in the Peak District, helps manage the beef herd and keeps a small flock of rare breed white-faced woodland sheep.


John Lambert - Chair

John spent 30 years as a civil servant, including setting up the Sheffield First Partnership. He was a member of the Board of Governors of Sheffield Hallam University and chaired the Save Longstone Edge Group, a community based organisation which opposes unlawful quarrying in the Peak District. He has lived in the Peak District since 1986.
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Andy Topley - Vice Chair

Andy has a 40 year career in architecture, planning and regeneration, latterly as Chief Executive of Sheffield One and Director of Regeneration at Creative Sheffield. Born in Mosborough, he has lived in the Peak District and Matlock area for almost 40 years.

Yvonne Witter

Yvonne has worked for both the statutory and voluntary sectors, and loves being outdoors and walking in the countryside. She is interested in protection of the countryside and access for local people and visitors to enjoy it, and is a Mosaic and Peak District Champion with the Campaign for National Park's Mosaic project.