Andy Pratt has been appointed the new Chairman of the South Devon AONB Partnership Committee. Andy is Head of Centre at Slapton Ley Field Studies Centre in the heart of the AONB. and has a broad range of experience in management, environmental education and partnership working. Andy has been a member of the Partnership Committee since 2012.
The Partnership Committee takes a strategic view of the area, publishes the AONB Management Plan and oversees the work of the AONB Staff Unit. Robin Toogood AONB Manager commented "Andy's appointment is good news for South Devon AONB. He has wide ranging experience of and interest in the South Devon AONB landscape through his role at the Field Studies Centre. We are looking forward to working with him to maintain the profile and relevance of the AONB designation and to safeguard the special character of the AONB at a time when policy drivers are moving increasingly towards growth and development."
The Partnership Committee meets four times a year and meeting papers are published on the website Partnership Committee