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Our Team

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Tim Johnson


Having been responsible initially for AEF’s planning and research work programme, Tim became Director in 1997 following the…

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Cait Hewitt

Policy Director

With fifteen years’ experience at AEF, Cait leads the organisation’s UK work programme and campaigns…

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Deborah Lovatt

Head of Planning & Outreach

Deborah joined AEF in 2016 in a new role designed both to strengthen our relationship with existing members and to…

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Florence Long

Communications & Administration Officer

Florence joined the AEF in 2021 to manage social media, press and administration. She previously worked as a freelance writer and teacher and has a keen interest in travel writing, …

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Bertie Lloyd

Policy and Campaigns Officer

Bertie joined AEF in early 2024 to support the delivery of our campaigns. He has an MSc in Environmental Policy and Management from the University of Bristol, during which his …

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Tim Thomas

Financial Administrator

Tim has been involved with AEF for over 30 years, initially through his local Kent parish council’s AEF membership…

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Charles Lloyd

Lead, Airspace and Noise Community Forum

Charles joined the AEF to lead its Airspace and Noise Community Forum in 2022. Prior to that he co-founded and led the Aviation Communities Forum, a national organisation formed to …