The Lake District Foundation announced the arrival of a new trustee.

Director of sales and marketing for Langdale Leisure, Dan Visser, has joined the board of the conservation charity.

He said: “I am delighted to join the board at the Lake District Foundation.

"I have been working hard to develop and support a sustainable visitor economy here in the Lake District and Cumbria through my position at Langdale and as non-executive director and vice chair of Cumbria Tourism."

A spokesperson for Cumbria Tourism, said: "Dan's expertise and advice as our Vice-Chair has been invaluable, particularly over the course of the Coronavirus pandemic and with his passion for sustainability we know he'll be a great asset to The Lakes Foundation."

The Foundation works with businesses and donors to support local projects.

The Lake District Foundation is a registered charity and is governed by a board of volunteer trustees including prominent representatives from the environment, business and tourisms sectors in the Lake District and Cumbria.  

The Lake District Foundation are always keen to hear from individuals interested in joining the board, if you are interested send an email to or visit: