Meet The Trustees Committee

Michael Stirk (Chairman)

Company Director of an Agricultural merchants in Shropshire, Michael has fished all his life and caught his first Salmon on the Dee at the age of 13. Michael is the Vice Chairman of the Dee Fisheries Association and a member of Midland Fly Fishers.

Involved with the Trust since 1999 he is fully committed to the conservation and improvement of the Dee catchment. Michael is married to Sue with two adult children all of whom fish.

Mervyn Williams

A Welsh speaker who is a retired History teacher, Mervyn been a keen fisherman from for over 50 years catching his first trout on the rivers of his native Llŷn Peninsula.

He takes an active interest in the environment and efforts to improve habitat and is a member of several conservation societies.

Mervyn lives in Denbighshire, is married with one son, a daughter through marriage and two grandsons.

Philip Jones

Philip has fished all his life on the Dee and a passionate conservationist on the river.

Vice chairman of Corwen Angling club.

Philip is an active trustee who is involved in the delivery of a number of habitat projects.

Richard Lucas

Richard is a retired General Practitioner living in Hawarden. He is a keen fisherman on the Dee and Tyne.

Gareth Jones

Born and bred in the town of Ruthin.  Where he now lives with his family.

Holds a degree in Environmental Studies and a HND in Rural Land Use.

Works for Keep Wales Tidy, where he was originally employed as a River Officer.

Chairman of Corwen and District Angling Club.