The Jurassic Coast Trust is run by a Board of Trustees.

We are all passionate about the Jurassic Coast and give our time voluntarily to oversee the running of our charity, to shape its direction, keep it on track and to work with our colleagues and partners towards our shared ambitions.

We bring a wide range of skills and experience to the Trust but we love nothing more than being out on the coast and amongst our communities to see how our work is making a difference. If you see us at an event or activity, do please say hello!

 

Three past Jurassic Coast Trustees have now become Patrons, and are listed here.  Our gratitude to these individuals is enormous.

  • Trustee

    Alexandra O'Dwyer (Chair)

    Most recently Director of Communications and Marketing at Scope, the national disability charity, Alex is a seasoned strategic leader within the third sector. She is…

    Read More
  • Trustee

    Derrick Ryall

    Derrick lives in East Devon just inland from the Jurassic Coast near Sidmouth. Since moving down to Devon in 2003 he has spent many hours…

    Read More
  • Trustee

    Deborah Appleby

    An accountant by training, Deb has worked in the public, private and not for profit sectors.  From 2005-10, Deb was Head of Policy and Performance…

    Read More
  • Trustee

    Julie Mortimer

    Julie is director of marketing and business development at national law firm, Mills & Reeve. Prior to this she worked in business strategy, marketing and…

    Read More
  • Trustee

    Mark Bermingham

    Mark is a Third Sector strategy and planning professional, currently working at Macmillan Cancer Support. Prior to this he has worked in the NHS and…

    Read More
  • Trustee

    Helen Stiles

    Helen is a producer, writer, journalist and the Editor of Dorset Magazine. She has a keen interest in food, farming, fishing and the marine environment.…

    Read More
  • Trustee

    Ms Sarah Philbrick

    As Development Director at the Royal Academy of Engineering for 12 years, Sarah led a transformation of its fundraising activity and built strong relationships with…

    Read More
  • Trustee

    Doug Hulyer

    Doug Hulyer CBiol FSB FRSA Doug was Chair of the Jurassic Coast Trust until September 2017 and Chairs the SW Regional Advisory Board for the…

    Read More
  • Trustee

    Prof Andrew Goudie

    ANDREW GOUDIE, Emeritus Professor of Geography at Oxford University of Oxford and the former Master of St Cross College, is a geomorphologist who led the…

    Read More
  • Trustee

    Jeremy Pope OBE

    Jeremy Pope, OBE, DL, FRAgS. served as Dorset’s High Sheriff for 2012/13. He is a qualified solicitor and worked for 30 years with his family…

    Read More
  • Trustee

    John Wokersien

    John is a retired associate of the Institute of Company Secretaries and Administrators. His career was spent in Central Services within Local Authorities – Portsmouth…

    Read More
  • Trustee

    Cllr Stuart Hughes

    Since 1991 Cllr Stuart Hughes has worked for the Sidmouth Sidford Ward/Division on East Devon District and Devon County Councils. He is devoted to a…

    Read More
  • Trustee

    Sir Hugo Swire MP

    Hugo Swire is the Member of Parliament for East Devon. Elected in June 2001, he has served as both a shadow opposition spokesperson and as…

    Read More
  • Trustee

    Prof Denys Brunsden (Patron)

    Patron Professor Denys Brunsden OBE, DSc; FKC (Emeritus Professor, King's College, London), is a geomorphologist specialising in landslides and coastal erosion and is the founder…

    Read More
  • Trustee

    James Weld DL (Patron)

    Patron James Weld DL is a Chartered Surveyor, Deputy Lieutenant of Dorset  and landowner, managing the 12,000 acre Lulworth Estate on behalf of the Weld…

    Read More
  • Trustee

    Sir Michael Lickiss (Patron)

    Patron Sir Michael is a Chartered Accountant by profession and worked at UK Managing Partner Grant Thornton until the mid 1990's. He was Chairman of…

    Read More