head shot of Alan Eves

Alan has managed woodlands across England for over 25 years, initially talking part in a graduate training programme at Betws y coed North Wales whilst studying for a Hons. Degree in Forestry at Bangor University.

He started his Forestry career in 1991 managing a range of silviculturally diverse woodlands in Hampshire, then onto Dartmoor before moving to Yorkshire as Operations Manager, taking on the role of Forest Management Director in 2003.

You may also be interested in...

Family activity
26 November 2018
A plan for each local forest area sets out how we aim to manage the woodlands in our care over the next 30 or more years.
Group of Forestry England staff stood smiling in front of grey Forestry England van
10 February 2020
Working in forestry and for Forestry England
Volunteering group sat on a bench

We have a wide range of opportunities across England you can get stuck into, like practical conservation, maintenance of walking and mountain bike trails and vegetation management. Or how about helping out at our visitor centres, meeting and greeting visitors, helping to lead events, doing wildlife surveys or answering enquiries in the office?  Search the map below to find a volunteer opportunity in a forest near you.

A view looking up on the Tall Trees Trail
28 September 2018
Keep up to date with the latest news from around the nation's woods and forests.