The National Memorial Arboretum is part of The Royal British Legion; it has a separate Board of Trustees and is an independently registered charity. Our Board is chaired by Lt Col David Whimpenny and members are chosen for their skills and experience. They work closely with our Managing Director and senior management team in leading and steering the charity.

Our Board
Lt Col David Whimpenny (Chairman)
Gary Ryan (Director of Remembrance and Marketing at The Royal British Legion)
Maj Gen Andrew Farquhar CBE
Paul Harris QGM
Jason Coward
Kate Davies

Our Managing Director
Philippa Rawlinson

Advisory Committees
The Board and Managing Director are supported by a specialist Landscape and Memorials Advisory Committee whose members bring specialist experience to support the running of the Arboretum.