Sue Wilkinson is reappointed as a Commissioner of Historic England.

Historic England

May 8
11:00 2024

Sue Wilkinson

Appointed for a second term of three years and 3 months from 1 June 2024 until 31 August 2027.

Sue is a trustee of English Heritage and deputy chair of the Churches Conservation Trust. She is also vice chair of the Medical Research Foundation.

Sue was an executive board director at the National Trust until the end of 2016 and the lead director on tourism. During her time there she led much of the charitys income generation and oversaw membership growth to nearly five million members.

She was previously a board director of the Association of Leading Visitor Attractions, a trustee of the Canal & River Trust and chair of the Living Waterways Awards. Prior to this she was a trustee at the Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich, and served on the Visit England Board and as a trustee of the Institute of Fundraising.

Remuneration and Governance Code

Commissioners of Historic England are remunerated at a rate of 4,133 per annum. Sues first term was initially extended by 9 months; she has subsequently been reappointed for a second term of 3 years and 3 months.

This appointment has been made in accordance with the Cabinet Offices Governance Code on Public Appointments.

The appointments process is regulated by the Commissioner for Public Appointments. Under the Code, any significant political activity undertaken by an appointee in the last five years must be declared. This is defined as including holding office, public speaking, making a recordable donation, or candidature for election. Sue Wilkinson has not declared any signi

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