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The trustees are responsible for setting policy, agreeing strategy and approving major commitments of WWF-UK based on advice from senior management. Day-to-day operations are delegated by the trustees to the chief executive, who leads the Executive Group. The trustees are all unpaid volunteers and are responsible for ensuring that WWF-UK abides by its charitable aims, works within the law and delivers its mission effectively.

WWF-UK trustees and principal officers

Andrew Cahn (Chair)

Jane Cotton

Michael Dixon

Catherine Dugmore

Andy Green

Natalie Gross

Ila Kasem

Georgina Mace

Eleanor Jane (EJ) Milner-Gulland

Malcolm Press

Mark Richardson

Richard Sambrook


Trustees Emeriti

Sir Martin Laing CBE

The Hon Sara Morrison

Ed Smith


Principal officers

Chief Executive: Tanya Steele

Executive Director of Fundraising & Marketing: Ali Lucas

Acting Executive Director of Global Programmes: Mike Barrett

Interim Chief Operating Officer : Rohan Hewavisenti

Executive Director of Advocacy & Campaigns: Tony Juniper

Executive Director of Communications & Media: Lisa Lee

Executive Director of Our Planet: Colin Butfield


Professional services

Auditors: Crowe Clark Whitehill

Principal bankersLloyds Bank plc

Principal solicitors: Barlow Robbins

Investment managers: Newton Investment Management Limited

WWF-UK is a charity, and the Board of Trustees is legally responsible for all the activities that the organisation undertakes.

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