Peter Mond, forth Baron Melchett, has been a member of Friends of the Lake District for over 33 years. He is a prominent proponent of the environmental agenda and is the Executive Director of Greenpeace UK. He is particularly well known for his campaigning against GM foods and nuclear. He resides in Norfolk at his inherited 890-acre Courtyard Farm, which is substantially organic. Lord Melchett became president of the Ramblers Association in 1989.