Governance

Governance

IUCN UK Peatland Programme governance 

The IUCN UK Peatland Programme is currently hosted by the Royal Society of Wildlife Trusts. We operate on a self-financing basis and are supported by our Executive Board and Steering Group. 

Diagram showing governance of the IUCN UK Peatland Programme

The Executive Board’s Chair is currently Stuart Brooks, Director of Conservation and Policy at the National Trust for Scotland. The Vice Chair is Rob Stoneman, Director of Landscape Recovery at The Wildlife Trusts.  

The Steering Group is also chaired by Stuart Brooks and Rob Stoneman, and is currently made up of representatives from the following organisations: 

Different partnership logosDiagram showing IUCN UK Peatland Programme organisational structure

The Peatland Programme is also supported by Richard Lindsay, our Senior Research Advisor and Mark Reed, our Research Lead. Find out more about our team.  

Peatland Code governance 

The Peatland Code is part of the IUCN UK Peatland Programme’s work. It is issued by the IUCN UK National Committee and is managed on its behalf by an Executive Board (EB). The Executive Board is facilitated by IUCN UK Peatland Programme staff and supported by a Technical Advisory Board including additional stakeholder groups, when required. Both the Executive Board and Technical Advisory Board are covered by the IUCN UK PP Conflict of Interest policy, and are require to declare any conflict of interest before becoming a member. This is then reviewed annually as part of the IUCN UK Peatland Programme Conflict of Interest policy. Terms of reference have been put in place for both the Executive Board and Technical Advisory Board. 

Diagram showing governance of the Peatland Code

Find out more about the governance of the Peatland Code.  

 

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