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Meet our vice presidents

Ali Miraj

Ali Miraj is a social entrepreneur, political commentator, DJ and financier. In 2012, he founded the Contrarian Prize which recognises the independence, courage and sacrifice of British public figures whose ideas challenge the status quo.

He has had a deep affection for the English countryside and strongly believes in the importance of people connecting with the beauty and tranquillity of nature. He served as a CPRE trustee from 2009–2014.

Dame Fiona Reynolds DBE

Dame Fiona Reynolds DBE became Master of Emmanuel College, Cambridge in 2012. Before this, she was Director-General of the National Trust, where she raised the profile of the trust’s work in the countryside.

Fiona was previously Director of the Council for the Protection of Rural England (now Campaign to Protect Rural England) and Secretary to the Council for National Parks (now Campaign to Protect National Parks).

Fiona holds many non-Executive roles and is a Member of the Advisory Panel for the Dasgupta Review of the Economics of Biodiversity. She was also was a Panel Member for the Glover Review of Protected Landscapes and Adviser to the Building Better Building Beautiful Commission.