Deborah is the Head of Assessment Services for Quality in Tourism, the assessment service for Visit England.
Louise has overall responsibility for tax law and policy at CLA. Qualified as a solicitor, Louise has over 13 years’ experience as the Tax Policy Adviser at the Law Society
Jill Barker is the owner of Middlewick Holiday Cottages in Glastonbury and is a member of FarmStay UK.
Paul is the CEO of McCarthy Taylor Ltd and McCarthy Taylor Consulting, has previously run his own accountancy practice, and is currently a director of a variety of different companies.
Jon has worked in the field of sustainable tourism and energy advice for over 25 years and is a co-founder and CEO of the World’s most Credible Green Tourism Certification Programme.
Mark’s experience in rural matters is wide-ranging and will enable him to advise CLA members on a wide variety of issues including business development and diversification.
Sacha took over Yurts for Life in 2014. Introducing the yurt maintenance packages has transformed the business and increased the longevity of the Yurts for Life Yurt.
Erik Verwaaijen moved to England in 2006 and settled in Cornwall where he was asked to design a camp site for a friend and the idea of an en-suite toilet / shower pod for camping guests was born.
As Chief Surveyor at CLA, Andrew Shirley is responsible for both policy and advisory issues relating to surveying, but in particular compulsory purchase, valuation, utilities, minerals, business rates, council tax, agricultural tenancies.
My introduction to bees was via a friend and ever since then I have developed a fascination of bees at their beauty, communication and societal structure.