Ranger's Office Staff

Although administered by the Board of Conservators, the day-to-day management of Wimbledon & Putney Commons falls to the Chief Executive and his team.

Based in the Ranger’s Office, the Chief Executive is assisted by the Deputy Clerk & Ranger, the Conservation & Engagement Officer, an Executive Assistant/Communications Officer and the Fundraising Manager.

The Ranger's Office is open 7 days a week, from 9am to 5pm, with an on-call Duty Officer providing 24-hour cover to deal with emergencies whenever the office is closed. The Duty Officer can be reached on 020 8788 7655 or via the emergency contact buzzer at the door to the Ranger's Office.

We kindly ask that you do not call out of hours for non-emergencies.

Ranger's Office Staff:

Colin Cooper, Chief Executive
Colin is responsible for the overall management of the Commons and its staff, as well as the day to day operational issues involved in managing the site.  

Paula Graystone, Deputy Clerk & Ranger.
Paula manages the finances and administration of the charity.

Peter Haldane, Conservation & Engagement Officer
Peter is responsible for the conservation of the Commons and also manages the volunteer programme.

Angela Evans-Hill, EA to Chief Executive and Communications Officer.
Angela is the Chief Executive's EA and also deals with communications, events, filming and the day-to-day running of the Ranger’s Office.

Bill Rowland, Head Ranger, Putney Lower Common
Bill is our man at Putney Lower Common and also assists with property maintenance when required.  Bill also works in the Ranger's Office from time to time.

The five Officers above form the core out of hours team and act as Duty Officers on a rota basis, covering evenings and weekends.  


Maggie May, Fundraising Manager

Maggie is responsible for bringing in new income from grants, appeals, donations and legacies to help meet the charity’s investment requirements, as well as assisting with the fundraising activities of the the Friends of Wimbledon and Putney Commons.

Julia Iremonger, Office Assistant (part-time)

Julia is the first point of contact for anyone contacting the Ranger's Office and assists the team with  the administration of the Ranger's Office.