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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.

South West - Rural Surveyor
Having Studied Rural Land Management at the Royal Agricultural College, Will joined the CLA as rural adviser. He qualified as a rural chartered surveyor in 2018. He advises the South West members on...
Megan Lock
South East - Rural Adviser
Megan joined the CLA in 2013 as a Rural Adviser with over 18 years’ experience in the land based sector. She trained at Sparsholt College, affiliated by Portsmouth University – studying Agriculture,...
Robert Frewen
North - Rural Surveyor
Robert is a senior Chartered Surveyor (FRICS) and Agricultural Valuer (FAAV) with over 25 years’ experience in private practice in rural estate management. He served in the Army before training at...
Claire Wright
East - Rural Surveyor
Claire is a Chartered Surveyor with 8 years’ experience in rural practice. She studied at the University of Birmingham and the Royal Agricultural College before starting her career at a firm of land...
Helen Dale
Midlands - Rural Adviser
Helen joined the CLA in 2018 and is a Rural Adviser with over 25 years’ experience in the land based sector. Prior to joining the CLA Helen worked for a conservation NGO for 20 years, with direct...
Charles de Winton
Wales - Rural Surveyor
Charles has been a Chartered Surveyor with the CLA since 2011. Prior to working at the CLA, Charles was employed in Private Practice managing farm and estates as an Assistant Land Agent from 1987 to...
Graham Clark
South West - Rural Surveyor
Graham is a Rural Surveyor for CLA South West advising on a range of land management issues including access, agriculture, diversification, environment and land use, infrastructure and utilities,...
Tim Bamford
South East - Rural Surveyor
Tim is a Chartered Surveyor and joined the CLA’s South East team in 2016. He cut his teeth at a regional practice in Salisbury and after 7 years moved onto a national firm, where over the next four...
Jane Harrison
North - Rural Adviser
Jane is a Rural Adviser in the North where she has been giving advice to members for over 30 years. On leaving school, horses were her first love, she trained as a Riding Instructor and was Head Girl...
Rachel Brooks
East - Rural Adviser
Rachel is a Rural Adviser in the East of England. She is a BASIS and FACTS-qualified agronomist, and before joining the CLA she worked for Hutchinsons, advising farm and estate owners on crop...
Libby Bateman
North - Rural Adviser
Libby is a rural adviser in the CLA North team covering a range of issues including broadband delivery,  rural crime, business funding and lobbying.  Before joining the CLA Libby worked for a member...
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 advising institutional, charitable, and private...
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