Paul Sedgwick joined The Crown Estate in 2014, and sits on our Group Leadership Team as Managing Director of Windsor and Rural.
As Deputy Ranger of the Windsor Estate, Paul reports to The Ranger of The Great Park and oversees over 16,000 acres, including forestry, horticulture, tourism, residential and commercial property activities and manages a team of 200 staff. Paul is also a Trustee of The Prince Philip Trust Fund.
Paul also oversees our diverse Rural portfolio, comprised of over 125,000 acres of farmland across England, and more than 50,000 acres of Upland and Commons interests across Wales and Cumbria.
Paul is a qualified Chartered Surveyor and was previously a Partner with Strutt and Parker. He has managed the Duke of Wellington’s Stratfield Saye Estate and Lord Iliffe’s Estate at Yattendon.
During Paul’s tenure Yattendon won the highly prestigious RASE’s Bledisloe Gold Medal for a range of successful diversification projects and a commitment to improving the rural environment.
Paul is currently a Non-Executive Director of the Stratfield Saye Estate.