Teresa Dent has been the Chief Executive Officer of the Game and Wildlife Conservation Trust since 2001, a charity whose remit is wildlife conservation with a special interest in game species. She is also a board member of the Marlborough Downs Nature Enhancement Partnership, and a director of the Game and Wildlife Scottish Demonstration Farm.
Teresa is a fellow of the Royal Agricultural Society of England, and previously in her career was a partner with Strutt and Parker, working as a farming and business management consultant.
Teresa has been appointed to the Natural England board until 13 July 2019.
Teresa was awarded the CBE for services to wildlife conservation in 2015.
Non-executive board member
Non-executive board members of Natural England have collective responsibility for the strategic direction and overall performance of the organisation. They make sure that Natural England is properly and effectively managed and provide stewardship for the public funds entrusted to the organisation.