Meet the Team

The East Devon AONB Team co-ordinates the business of the Partnership and works with a wide range of partners and representatives from across the AONB to deliver the AONB Management Strategy.


Chris Woodruff  - AONB Partnership Manager (2002 to present) -  Strategic Lead, business/resource management. Formerly with the Forest of Bowland AONB, Chris has extensive experience of working in rural and urban countryside management.




Pete Youngman - AONB Project Officer - (2002 to present) - Project development and delivery and coordination of the AONB Sustainable Development Fund. A former Heritage Coast service officer, Pete has over 20 years experience working with land owners, farmers and local communities in East Devon.  






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Kelly Pritchard - AONB Communication and Admin Officer (Mar 2017-present) - PR, newletters, website, twitter, events, Ambassador  scheme and associated admin. Kelly has a track record in public and private sector comms and marketing and a passion for the environment.  



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East Devon AONB Partnership
Kennaway House
Coburg Road, Sidmouth
EX10 8NG

Tel: 01404 46663

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About Us

In England and Wales, our finest landscapes have been conserved through designation as National Parks and Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty AONB

The East Devon AONB was designated in 1963 and is one of 46 AONBs across the UK. A National Association for Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty exists to provide general information about AONBs

The South West Protected Landscapes Forum also exists to provide information and a regional voice for the 14 Protected Landscapes that together make up 38% of the South West of England.

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