Two Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust members on a bench

We are a medium-sized charity working throughout Gloucestershire.

We have a clear vision where each year there is more wildlife, more wild places and more people with a connection to the natural world. It's this vision that defines our strategic plan and the structure of the Trust. 

Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust also operates two limited companies:

  • Gloucestershire Wildlife Management Ltd
  • Gloucestershire Wildlife Enterprises Ltd

Honorary positions

Our current President is Ellie Harrison

We have two Vice-Presidents: 

Earl of Wemyss and March
Alan Willis


Board of Trustees 

The Board of Trustees governs Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust. It has overall responsibility for GWT and sets our overall strategic direction.

Meet the Board of Trustees


Senior Management Team 

The Senior Management Team has the day-to-day task of managing the Trust. It is responsible for our leadership and strategy as well as for the delivery of the strategic plan, annual business plan and budget.

Each member of the Senior Management Team is responsible for a. different aspect of the operation of the Trust. Each delivers different objectives while working towards the same purpose.

Meet the Senior Management Team. 

Delivery teams

Land Management 

The Land Management Team is responsible for managing the Trust's nature reserves for the benefit of wildlife and people. Members of this team also work with other landowners to restore, recreate and reconnect wildlife-rich spaces. 


Inspiring people about wildlife through innovative programmes, the Community Team aims to enrich wildlife and enable communities to enjoy the wild places on their doorstep.

The Community Team also looks after our many volunteers, work experience placements and interns.


The Evidence Team uses research to ensure that we are an evidence-led organisation. It also manages the Gloucestershire Centre for Environmental Records (GCER).

Fundraising & Communications 

Working with individuals, businesses, communities and trust and grant bodies, the team raises money to ensure we can deliver our Strategic Plan. It also promotes our work, encouraging people to get involved in helping to protect our county's wildlife.

Business & Operations

This team is incorporated into all aspects of the Trust. It looks after the finances, staff wellbeing, headquarters and enterprises.