Interim Chair of the Board
Tony Burton CBE is Interim Chair of the Fund.
"In a fast changing world The National Lottery Community Fund is on a mission to help communities thrive by putting people in the lead. As Chair I am delighted to be able to play a growing role in unleashing the potential of communities to improve their lives and the quality of their neighbourhoods."
Tony works free-range on a wide range of community and environmental projects, including providing support for community groups on neighbourhood planning and as Chair of CPRE London. He is Vice Chair of HS2's independent Design Panel and advises the National Infrastructure Commission on design and Tarmac on sustainability. He is also a trustee of TCV and mySociety and a director of London's environmental record centre Greenspace Information for Greater London. Tony founded Civic Voice - the national charity for the civic movement - in 2010 and has over 30 years' experience on the Executive Boards of national charities, including National Trust, Campaign to Protect Rural England and Design Council.
Tony is Chair of the Wandle Valley Forum and is Secretary of his local civic society in Mitcham. He was awarded the CBE in the Jubilee Honours for services to planning, local government and community and can be found on twitter as @Tony4Place