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Professor Adrian Phillips CBE

Adrian Phillips trained as a geographer and planner before following a national and international career in the environmental sector. He worked for the UK Government, UNEP and IUCN. For 11 years he was CEO of the Countryside Commission and for 7 years the Chair of IUCN’s World Commission on Protected Areas.

Since then, he has been a trustee of several UK nature conservation and heritage NGOs, including the National Trust. He remains involved with IUCN on global issues, with HTT at the national scale, and with local groups campaigning for a greener Cheltenham, better planning decisions and rebuilding cultural links with Europe.


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