Fiona Reynolds

Fiona Reynolds

Dame Fiona Reynolds DBE has been director-general of the National Trust since January 2001. In March 2012 she announced she was leaving the organisation to take up the post of Master at Emmanuel College at Cambridge University in the Autumn. 

Before taking up the post she was director of the Women’s Unit in the Cabinet Office and was previously director of the Council for the Protection of Rural England (now Campaign to Protect Rural England) and secretary to the Council for National Parks.

Reynolds was involved with the Trust for many years prior to this as a member of the Trust’s Council and the Thames and Chilterns regional committee, and she chaired the local committee for Sutton House in Hackney. Reynolds was awarded the CBE for services to the environment and conservation in 1998 and was made a Dame ten years later.

 

 

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Trustee Exchange 2013

As we return for our sixth year, our theme is ‘challenges shared’, emphasising that Trustee Exchange has always been produced by trustees, for the benefit of trustees, but also for chief executives and company secretaries.

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National Trust’s White Cliffs appeal raises £9,000 a day

The National Trust’s £1.2m appeal to buy less than a mile of coastline in Kent has hit its target in less than five months, with a daily donation average of £9,000.

Civil servant to lead National Trust

Dame Helen Ghosh has been announced as the new director-general of the National Trust, replacing long-time leader and fellow Dame, Fiona Reynolds.

Dame Fiona Reynolds, centre, with Jo Coburn and Tania Mason

Dame Fiona Reynolds, director general of the National Trust since 2000, has won the 2012 Outstanding Leadership Award at this year’s Charity Awards.

Tania Mason, group editor, Civil Society Media; Dame Fiona Reynolds; Jo Coburn, BBC correspondent

The 2012 Charity Awards judges have selected Dame Fiona Reynolds as the winner of this year’s Outstanding Leadership Award. Tania Mason met her.

Seaton Delaval, credit Phil Lindsay

The National Trust’s deputy chairman, director-general and FD share their thoughts with Andrew Hind about leadership, sustainability and the triple bottom line.

National Trust opposes forestry sell-off

The chief executive of the National Trust has condemned the government’s proposals to transfer ownership of the nation’s forests from the Forestry Commission to the private sector, charitable trusts or local communities.

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