Malcolm Burns

Head of Rural

Malcolm joined The Crown Estate in October 2012 as Rural and Coastal Portfolio Manager for Wales and the North of England.

Promoted to Head of Rural in October 2017, Malcolm is now responsible for the management and development of all the Crown Estate’s extensive rural assets, including onshore minerals and renewable projects energy across England and Wales.

Previously Land Strategy Manager at the Co-operative Group, he was responsible for the strategy, management and development of the Group's rural assets. As well as leading on a variety of development projects, this role also included advising the group's farming business on land and property issues. Prior to that, Malcolm spent 10 years with land agents Strutt & Parker.

Malcolm is a Governor of Reaseheath College in Cheshire.

portrait shot of M. Burns

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