Stroud Valleys Project has a voluntary Board of Trustees who oversee the management and development of the charity. They come from diverse backgrounds,


Trustees on siteTrustees and staff braved torrential rain to conduct a tour of all of our sites.  Chair of Trustees, Leonora Rozee said, "Despite the weather it was a great day. It is so valuable to be able to see firsthand all the wonderful work we are doing on our sites, all the habitat creation and management of sites. This display board at Holywell Orchard in Cam, Dursley is a particularly beautiful example of sensitive interpretation that helps people appreciate what an asset these small pockets of green space are."




Leonora Rozee OBE; Chair of SVP Trustees - former Deputy Chief Executive of the Planning Inspectorate Agency for England and Wales.  Past President of Town and Country Planning School educational charity and founder member of Stroud Futures.

Geoffrey Beckerleg; an architect, involved with the work of the Stroud Preservation Trust.

Natalie Beswetherick OBE; currently Director of Practice & Development at the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy. Previously worked in the NHS for 30 years. and has lived in the Stroud area for 26 years.

Nigel Cooper; retired Chartered Accountant and businessman, currently District Councillor for Painswick and Upton ward and formerly served as cabinet member for both Environment and for Finance on Stroud District Council.

Kate Love; a senior university fundraiser and corporate communicator who lives locally. 

Nicki Schmiegelow; qualified as a chartered accountant in Canada, but has been living in the UK for 25 years.  She moved to the Stroud area 5 years agao and has a particular interest in preserving the native environment.

Peter Seccombe; Director of Red Kite Environment, with broad experience of countryside management and the development of environmental organisations and initiatives.

Elspeth Vincent; has over 10 years' experience as an environment and renewable energy lawyer. She is legal counsel at Ecotricity and lives locally. 




Peter Seccombe and Team 2014

Peter Seccombe brought a team along to the 2014 SVP Bike Ride




Stroud Valleys Project is a limited company,
registered in England and Wales.    

Registered number: 2224016    

Registered charity number: 900107

Stroud Valleys Project,
8 Threadneedle Street,

Tel: 01453 753358

Fax: 01453 755641


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