Mrs Naomi Oakley (Chairman of Park Management Working Panel)
Appointed By: Secretary of State for the Environment
Address: Challacombe Farm, Postbridge, Yelverton, Devon, PL20 6TD
Committees and Panels:
National Park Authority; Development Management Committee; Chairman's Advisory Group; Park Management Working Panel; Planning and Sustainable Working Panel; Campaign for National Parks; Landscape Partnership - Moor Than Meets The Eye Project Board; Postbridge Visitor Centre Working Group
Naomi was brought up on a Dartmoor hill farm. She studied Agriculture and Rural Resource Management at Seale-Hayne College and then took a Masters in Landscape Ecology at Wye College. She started work as an upland adviser for ADAS in Newcastle in 1996 and moved back to Devon with her husband in 1998, where they live and work on the family farm. She is currently working for Natural England as a Principal Adviser.