Carol Hawkey, Director of Estates

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Carol is Director of Estates and joined Forestry England in December 2023. She brings almost 25 years of private sector experience as a partner in one of the leading national surveying firms, and then as Head of Rural at two of the UK’s largest institutional investors and landowners, latterly the Duchy of Lancaster working for Her Late Majesty The Queen and HM The King.

Carol is particularly interested in a holistic approach to land and property management and the successful integration of financial, environmental, and social objectives.

She is a member of several industry committees and steering groups, and is a Fellow of both the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and Central Association of Agricultural Valuers.

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