Surrey Hills Board

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The Surrey Hills Board is a Joint Advisory Committee which is funded by Defra, the National Trust, Surrey County Council and the local authorities within the Surrey Hills area.

The Surrey Hills Board consists of Core and Advisory members as well as Delivery Partners, with representatives from local authorities, public bodies and agencies, landowners, land managers, farmers and other special interest groups.

Meetings and Minutes

The Surrey Hills Board meetings are held quarterly and agendas and minutes of Board meetings can be downloaded by clicking on the links below.

The next Board meeting is scheduled for:

Date:     7 June 2023

Time:    1:30 – 4:00pm

Venue:  Private Box 29, Queen Elizabeth II Stand, Epsom Downs Racecourse

Members of the public are welcome to attend and observe Board meetings, but because of seating restrictions, numbers will be limited. If you wish to attend the next Board meeting in person, please contact Andre Ferreira on by the latest 2 June 2023.

Any member of the public may ask one question relating to a matter within the Board’s terms of reference at its formal meetings; questions for the next Board meeting must be submitted to Andre Ferreira on  by 5pm on Wednesday, 31 May 2023.

Subsequent meetings

6 September

6 December

Our work & guidance

Surrey Hills Boundary Review


Working groups




Board Members

Kathy Atkinson

Independent Chair

Councillor Susan Parker

Vice-Chair and Guildford Borough Council

Councillor Claire Malcomson

Mole Valley District Council

Councillor Rosemary Absalom

Reigate and Banstead Borough Council

Councillor Ruth Reed

Waverley Borough Council

Councillor Marisa Heath

Cabinet Member for Environment, Surrey County Council

Stephen Rudd

Natural England

Stephanie Fudge

The National Trust

Councillor Catherine Sayer

Tandridge District Council

Advisory Members

Sarah-Jane Chimbwandira

Surrey Wildlife Trust

Romy Gue

National Farmers Union (NFU)

Kristina Kenworthy

Campaign to Protect Rural England

Anne Bott

Surrey Association of Local Councils

Tim Bamford

Country Land and Business Association

Delivery Partners

Gordon Jackson

Chair of Surrey Hills Society and Surrey Hills Trust Fund

Simon Whalley

Chair of Surrey Hills Enterprises (CIC)

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