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Our six regional teams advise on a whole range of topics relevant to rural landowners and businesses including grants, rights of way, access, crime and policing, fly tipping, flooding, LEPs and promoting local foods. They are supported by the national advisory team but your local advisers should be your first point of contact for all advisory queries. Click on your region on the map to find details of your local advisers.

Tim Woodward
East - Rural Surveyor
Tim trained at the Royal Agricultural College (RAC), and has practised as a Rural Surveyor for over 30 years, specialising in estate management and...
Susan Twining
Chief Land Use Policy Adviser
Susan has been the CLA Chief Land Use Policy adviser since 2017. Prior to this she was an Associate Director and head of the Sustainable Food and...
Andrew Shirley
Chief Surveyor
Andrew is Chief Surveyor. He deals with policy and advice on infrastructure, utilities, compulsory purchase, telecoms agricultural tenancies,...
Louise Speke
Chief Tax Adviser
Louise has overall responsibility for tax law and policy, including the tax advisory service to members. She originally qualified as solicitor and...
Andrew Gillett
Chief Legal Adviser
Andrew studied law at Reading University and has been with the CLA as a solicitor since 2010 answering members legal queries and taking part in...
Fenella Collins MRICS
Head of Planning
Fenella is a chartered surveyor (Rural Board) with 19 years experience advising CLA members about matters related to development management and...
Jonathan Thompson
Heritage Adviser
Jonathan Thompson MA MBA DipM has been advising CLA members on heritage since 2006. He is an Oxford University history and economics graduate.  He...
CLA National Access Adviser Sophie Dwerryhouse
National Access Adviser
Sophie is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives and joins us from mfg solicitors where she worked in the Agricultural, Residential...
Policy Researcher
Katie Ramsey is a Policy Researcher for the Property and Business Team. Katie joined the CLA in July 2019, having just graduated from Oxford...
CLA Property and Business Policy Adviser
Hermione is a Property and Business Policy Adviser who started at the CLA in late 2019. Before joining the CLA Hermione spent just under three years...
Director of Policy and Advice
Judicaelle Hammond is the CLA's Director of Policy and Advice. Previous to the CLA, Judicaelle worked as a senior civil servant. She has over 20...
Harry Greenfield
Senior Land Use Policy Adviser
Harry is a senior policy adviser who has been with the CLA since 2018. Before joining the CLA he worked for 10 years in a range of roles related to...

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