List of YWT Nature Reserves (A-Z)


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Meet the Team

Yorkshire Wildlife Trust has over 90 staff who work across Yorkshire. The Chief Executive and his team of Directors are responsible for the day to running of the Trust.


Rob Stoneman - Chief Executive

Rob is the public face of Yorkshire Wildlife Trust and plays an active role in ensuring that the Trust fulfils its long term vision. Answerable to the Board of Trustees, Rob is responsible for ensuring correct financial procedures are maintained.



Caroline Thorogood - Director of Operations for South and West Yorkshire

Caroline oversees the management of all the Trust nature reserves in South and West Yorkshire, as well as planning and policy operations. Caroline also oversees a diverse portfolio of conservation and education projects in the area, which include Stirley Community Farm and Potteric Carr.



Terry Smithson - Director of Operations for North and East Yorkshire

Terry oversees the management of all the Trust nature reserves in North and East Yorkshire, as well as policy and advocacy operations. Terry oversees the variety of projects in the region, which include the Yorkshire Nature Triangle and the Yorkshire Peat Partnership



Peter Batchelor - Director of Finance and Resources

Peter is responsible for the Trust's finances and preparation of the annual accounts. Peter also oversees the administration, health and safety and IT to ensure that the Trust operates smoothly.