Who we are

Our Board

The governing Board consists of 29 unpaid members and includes both elected and nominated members.

Eleven of the members are elected directly by the electorate in the parishes and wards that pay the precept. 17 are nominated by local authorities and one is nominated by the Church Commissioners

The Board meets at least four times a year, to consider the reports presented by its committees and officers, to set policies and strategic aims of the organisation and to address questions from the public.

All the Board and Committee meetings are open to the public, except where litigation or financially sensitive matters are involved. If you wish to ask a question of the Board please send this in writing to arrive at the office no later than 12 noon on the Tuesday prior to the Board Meeting.

Upcoming Board meetings

Board member profiles

Governance Handbook (PDF 8MB)

Board member attendance records 2021/22 (PDF)


Our Staff

The Board employs a team of staff under the management of the Chief Executive Officer and they undertake the day to day practical work.  Staff are divided into four main teams - Administration, Conservation, Field Staff and the Wardens.

Staff profiles 

Administrative Assistant (part time)

We're looking for someone with excellent organisational and communication skills to join our team.  The successful candidate will be part of the administration team, responsible for ensuring the efficient operation of the MHT office and administrative systems, to be a friendly and professional first point of contact for visitors and callers to MHT offices, and to support other staff members as required. Details of the role can be found below.

Deadline for applications is 12 noon Monday 8th January 2024. Provisional date for interviews is Wednesday 17th January.

Job description and person specification (PDF)
Application form (PDF)
Application form (Word doc)