Hayley Skipper

As Director of Operations - Commercial Visitor Development, Hayley leads Forestry England’s recreation and leisure business. Since joining the organisation in 2007 she has developed national programmes such as Forest Art Works and the centenary programme, celebrating 100 years of forestry in 2019. 

Prior to this Hayley worked in the cultural sector and developed collaborations with private, public and third sector partners. Hayley is a Trustee of Art Gene, a regular judge, selector and advisor to the Royal Horticultural Society and alumna of the Clore Leadership and Creative Climate Leadership programmes.

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