Glyn Bateman

Glyn joined the Board of Trustees in 2007.  He lives in Bishop Auckland and works as a Senior Manager for Natural England. Glyn has a long career in rural development in the North East, starting as an Officer with the Rural Development Commission and then working for the Countryside Agency. Whilst with the Countryside Agency, Glyn led initiatives across the region which included Market Towns and Rural Housing. More recently, he provided leadership and representation from Natural England on the Rural Pathfinder initiative in west Durham. Glyn is also a Director of our wholly owned subsidiary company, Food Durham Trading Limited.