Guy Thompson


Guy Thompson is Chief Operating Officer of Natural England, the government’s expert advisor on the natural environment. Guy was part of the executive team that vested Natural England from a three-way merger in 2006. Since then, he has served in a variety of roles in on its senior executive team including at various times leading its external affairs, marine programme and development of strategy for Common Agricultural Policy reform. He served as Interim Chief Executive in 2015 before taking up his current role.

Previous roles in government

  1. Chief Operating Officer

    • 2015 to 2018