Teresa Dent

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Teresa Ogilvy Dent
Born1959 (age 63–64)
Years active2001–present
EmployerGame & Wildlife Conservation Trust

Teresa Ogilvy Dent[1] CBE (born 1959) is the CEO of Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust, a British charitable organisation promoting game and wildlife management as an essential part of nature conservation, since 2001.[2]


Teresa Dent attended the University of Reading, graduating with a degree in agriculture.[3]

She joined Strutt & Parker as a farming and business management consultant[4] and was a partner at the firm for 13 years.[3] Her next position was with the Game Conservancy Trust (renamed Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust in 2007). She was named CEO of the Trust in 2001.[4] She resides in Salisbury, Wiltshire.[5]

Memberships and affiliations[edit]

In 2014 Dent was named to the board of Natural England.[3] She was previously Chairman of the Marlborough Downs Nature Improvement Partnership.[4][5] She is a board member of the Langholm Moor Demonstration Project.[4]

She is a Fellow of the Royal Agricultural Society of England.[4]

Awards and honors[edit]

In June 2015 Dent was named a Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (CBE) for "services to wildlife conservation" as part of the 2015 Queen's Birthday Honors.[1][6]


  1. ^ a b "Queen's birthday honours list 2015: GCB, DBE and CBE". The Guardian. 12 June 2015. Retrieved 22 November 2015.
  2. ^ "Teresa Dent CBE". GOV.UK. Retrieved 2020-04-13.
  3. ^ a b c "Teresa Dent joins the Board of Natural England (press release)". Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust. 8 July 2014. Retrieved 22 November 2015.
  4. ^ a b c d e "Non-Executive Board Member Teresa Dent". Government of the United Kingdom. Retrieved 22 November 2015.
  5. ^ a b "CBE for head of Hampshire game and wildlife conservation charity (press release)". Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust. 15 June 2015. Retrieved 22 November 2015.
  6. ^ Kemble, Elizabeth (15 June 2015). "Chemical weapons expert and wildlife chief named in Queen's Birthday Honours". Salisbury Journal. Retrieved 22 November 2015.