Annual reports

Member of staff checking the records at the Plant Conservation Centre

Read our latest annual report for an in-depth look at how we work, and our progress over the year.

Every year this report looks back on our performance of the previous financial year and forward to our future plans. It also includes details about the salaries paid to our Director-General and executive team.

Tree planting on tennant farmland at Lodge Park, Gloucestershire

Annual report 2020/21 

In the 2020/21 financial year (the first year of the coronavirus pandemic), our Director-General, Hilary McGrady, who leads a large and complex national organisation, with an annual income of more than £600 million, and with more than 50,000 volunteers and 10,000 staff, earned a salary of £195,700, but she took a voluntary pay cut of 20% for six months of the year as a result of the pandemic reducing her salary to £176,130. Read the full Annual report 2020/21 for more information.

Conservators at work in Knole, Kent

Playing our part 

The Trust's 'Playing our part' strategy takes the organisation through to 2025. It outlines our 21st-century ambition to meet the needs of an environment under pressure, and the challenges and expectations of a fast-moving world.