Trustee Heritage Lottery Fund & National Heritage Memorial Fund

I am appointed by the Prime Minister a National Trustee of HLF and NHMF with effect from October 2014 with special responsibilities for natural environment.  I am a member of the Audit Committee.

Non-Executive Director, Derbyshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

One of 6 Non-Executives for this large healthcare trust, with a budget of £130M, 3000 staff and 90 000 patients, providing mental health and children’s health services to Derbyshire.  Chair of the Finance and Performance Committee.


Panel Member Rural Payments Agency Appeals Panel

I was appointed by Defra Ministers a standing member of the panels which adjudicate over RPA disputes. 


Columnist The Times

I write an 800 word Nature Notebook and other comment features for The Times, the UK’s most prestigious newspaper.  In addition, I contribute articles to a variety of other published magazines.


Member, IUCN World Commission on Protected Areas

A members of the International Union for the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources World Commission on Protected Areas, an  expert panel  appointed by the regional Chair of IUCN WCPA.


Accessible Derbyshire

Jim is the Patron of this new, fast-growing charity that has a dream: to make life easier for people with disabilities, their families and Carers.  Our aim is to bring together - in one place - information you need to get out and about in  the Peak District.

Whilst Jim Dixon is associated with the organisations on this page, his role with them is distinctive and their association with him does not mean that they endorse Jim Dixon Associates or have any  other working relationship or partnership with Jim Dixon Associates.