Professor David Berry, who, since retiring to the Forest, has been active in local heritage and together with his wife was responsible for the creation of the Geomap at New Fancy Colliery site in the Forest.


Dr Jonathon Berry. Chair of the Trust. Senior Inspector of Ancient Monuments and Archaeology, Cadw in South Wales.


Kate Biggs. Archaeologist and a buildings Conservation Projects Officer, currently with Gloucester City Council.


James Chapman, retired solicitor with interests in local community heritage. A trustee of the Gloucestershire Orchard Trust and the Hartpury Heritage Trust.


Allan Ockenden. Retired from a long career in civil engineering consultancy and project management and subsequently qualified in historic conservation. Now active with the SPAB, Churches Conservation Trust and various ‘hands-on’ conservation works.


William Parker. A chartered surveyor who set up the steam locomotive repair works at Bream and has been a buyer of last resort of a number of buildings in the Forest of Dean including the Flourmill and the Old Place in Bream, and Gunns Mill Furnace.


Ian Standing, A retired museum professional and a past president of the Historical Metallurgy Society. President of the Gloucestershire Society for Industrial Archaeology and one of HM Verderers of the Forest of Dean.


Laura Stevens. A specialist decorator and designer working in the built heritage sector, Chairman of the Traditional Paint Forum, trustee of the Cathedral of the Forest (All Saints, Newland), Lecturer on Conservation & Context of the Historic Interior MA course at Birmingham City University.


David Viner.  A regional Heritage Adviser for the Canal & River Trust with a background in carpentry and joinery and the restoration of historic buildings.


Project Manager for Gunns Mill

Dr Edwina Bell, has interests in metallurgy and the Forest of Dean. She developed and managed two major HLF Projects at Rochester Cathedral and is now engaged in managing a major HLF project at Llanthony Secunda Abbey in Gloucester.


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