THE Royal Forestry Society (RFS) is looking for a new chief executive.

The full-time post is becoming available as current chief executive, Simon Lloyd, is retiring in the new year, after eight years in the role.

The new chief executive will be responsible for the society’s advocacy of the science and practice of woodland management on behalf of its members. They will work with the RFS board of trustees to develop the RFS strategy, profile, fundraising capability and partnership building, and to develop and deliver new projects in support of the society’s charitable objectives.

Simon Lloyd expects to continue to support the work of the RFS and the forestry sector in a voluntary capacity.

Applications are open until 9am on Monday 5th October 2020. For full details, visit

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