Deputy Chair of the Board: John Nicholls

Appointed by: Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

John Nicholls is an ex Director of Planning, was Director of Regeneration and Rural Affairs for the East Midlands Development Agency and Chief Executive of three Urban Regeneration Companies until he retired in 2009. He has been a trustee of various charities including the National Forest Charitable Trust and is currently on the board of Arthritis Care. John is a sculptor in stone and is involved in various local arts groups. He lives in Caversham, Reading and has also lived in Sonning Common.

John was appointed Deputy Chairman of the Chilterns Conservation Board in April 2021.

Register of Interests
Chilterns ANOB
Chilterns ANOB

Chilterns AONB Management Plan

The Chilterns AONB Management Plan 2019-24: Caring for the Chilterns forever and for everyone contains a comprehensive summary of the key issues facing the AONB and the management policies and actions needed to conserve this special place.

Board Meetings

Here you can find records from previous Board meetings and information about future ones.