ICF Members’ Hour: My Life In Three Trees – Interview with Sir William Worsley FRICS FRAgS

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Bookings are now open for #MembersHour on Thursday 28th May, hosted by Sharon Durdant-Hollamby FICFor, Vice President of the Institute.

With a theme of ‘My Life In Three Trees’, Sharon will interview Sir William Worsley FRICS FRAgS, Chair of the Forestry Commission and Chairman of the National Forest Company. He is passionate about forestry and his woods at Hovingham in North Yorkshire have won many awards for forestry and conservation.

Sir William is a Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and a Fellow of the Royal Agricultural Societies. He is a member of the Court of the Merchant Taylors Company, a Deputy Lieutenant of North Yorkshire and is a member of the Chapter of York Minster. He is a former President of the CLA, the Country Land and Business Association, a former Chairman of the Scarborough Building Society and a former director of the Skipton Building Society, The Brunner Investment Trust plc and the Private Banking Board of Merchant Bank Guinness Mahon. He is Chairman of the Howardian Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty Joint Advisory Committee and is a former member of the North York Moors National Park Authority and the Forestry Commission’s Advisory Panel.

Taking place on Zoom, the interview will be followed by an interactive Q&A session. This session will take place on Thursday 28th May between 11am and 12pm. You can also join the discussion on Twitter and LinkedIn using #MembersHour.

If there’s a subject you’d like to discuss, or potentially host, in a future #MembersHour session then please let us know via icf@charteredforesters.org.