Chris Woodley-Stewart has been the Director of the North Pennines AONB Partnership since 2001. In previous roles he has been the Countryside Officer in the Chilterns AONB, run a countryside management project in North East Essex and spent time as a Ranger in Cheshire.
Chris has served on the NAAONB Board on two separate occasions and previously was Vice Chair. Chris has responsibility for promoting collaboration between AONB teams and their partners, a role which includes helping to organise the Landscapes for Life Conference.
Chris was re-appointed to the Board in 2013.