Who's who in the National Trust

Meet the people who run and govern the National Trust

HRH Prince Charles, President of the National Trust

President 

His Royal Highness takes a personal interest in all aspects of our work, hosting fund-raising events, meeting volunteers and visiting properties on a regular basis.

Tim Parker, Chair of the National Trust

Our Chair, Tim Parker 

Tim Parker has been Chair of the National Trust since 2014, the culmination of a long business career as CEO of several well-known companies.

Orna NiChionna, Deputy Chair of the National Trust

Our Deputy Chair 

Orna NiChionna, our Deputy Chair, takes whatever opportunities she can to alert people to the importance of the complex ecosystems that sustain us.

Hilary McGrady

Director-General 

Hilary McGrady has worked for the Trust since 2006, having been regional director for a number of regions and chief operating officer since 2014.

Board of Trustees at Heelis, Nov 18

Board of Trustees 

Our Board of Trustees includes people with a wealth of experience in a broad range of conservation and commercial areas.

The Jurors artwork by Hew Locke, at Runnymede in Surrey

The Council 

The Council helps look after our inspiring places for future generations by advising on important decisions, informing strategy and keeping us connected to the wider public.