Meet our staff

The Friends of Westonbirt Arboretum is now in its 36th year, having been founded in 1985. Our trustees and staff work together in partnership with Forestry England at Westonbirt Arboretum, as well as over 260 dedicated volunteers.

Thank you for your continued support!

About us

Our staff, our trustees, our history and our plans. Find out more about the charity and get in touch

Meet the dedicated team at the Friends of Westonbirt Arboretum...


Mike Coe

Chief Executive Officer



Jane Shute

Supporter Engagement Manager



Bev Starkings

Supporter Engagement Officer



Kelly Hough

Supporter Services Administrator




Lorna Smith

Business Officer



Maureen Nesbit

Finance Officer




Julia Bartlett

Supporter Services Team Lead



Emma Frost

Finance Manager




Jo Murray

Marketing and Communications Officer


Chloe Vincent

Supporter Services Administrator