UK Governance

FSC UK sets forest management standards for the UK by inputting into the UK Woodland Assurance Standard (UKWAS), and promotes the FSC system by raising awareness of the value of responsibly managed forests, promoting FSC certification and providing advice, support, training and trademark services.  

FSC UK (Ephesea UK) is a charity registered in England & Wales
(No. 1130203) and a non-profit making company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales (No. 06792524).

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FSC UK / Matt Crossick
FSC UK Strategic Priorities 2024-27 Summary
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The FSC UK 2024-2027 Strategic Plan builds on our previous three-year plans and is developed in the context of FSC’s global vision and mission and our own charitable objectives. 


Board of Directors

FSC UK is governed by its trustees, who are also known as the FSC UK Board of Directors. The trustees serve a three year term and are assigned one of the three chambers to show the balance of the interests of the governing board of FSC UK. Some of the FSC UK trustees are also FSC Members.

Economic chamber

Environmental chamber

Social chamber

Mike Bekin (Vice Chair)

Hubertus van Hensbergen

Maura Poole (Treasurer)

Steve Jennings

Jon Kirkpatrick (Chair)

Owen Davies 



Hubert Kwisthout

Constance L. McDermott

Annual Review and Memorandum and Articles of Association

Please contact us if you would like a hard copy of our latest annual review or a digital copy of a previous year's annual review.

Ephesea UK Memorandum and Articles of Association
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FSC UK Annual Review 2022/23
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