Meet the people who run and govern the National Trust
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 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, our Deputy Chair, takes whatever opportunities she can to alert people to the importance of the complex ecosystems that sustain us.
Hilary McGrady has worked for the Trust since 2006, having been regional director for a number of regions and chief operating officer since 2014.
Our Board of Trustees includes people with a wealth of experience in a broad range of conservation and commercial areas.
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.
Keep up to date with what’s going on behind the scenes at the National Trust and hear first hand what’s happening at our places as Director-General Hilary McGrady shares her insights in the Director’s blog.