Interim Chair of The National Lottery Community Fund
Tony Burton CBE is Interim Chair of the Board and has been UK Funding Committee Chair since December 2019.
"In a fast changing world The National Lottery Community Fund is on a
mission to transform the lives of communities and people most in need.
As Vice 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 Executive Chair of Sustainable Homes. He also advises HS2 on design and Lafarge Tarmac on sustainability and is a trustee of Friends of the Earth. Tony founded Civic Voice – the national charity for the civic movement – in 2010 and has over twenty five years’ experience on the Boards of national charities, including National Trust, Campaign to Protect Rural England and Design Council.
Tony is a trustee for 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