Welcome Gwen!

Matthew, our County Commissioner welcomes Gwen Wilkin as the next District Commissioner of Eastern Norwich.

I’m delighted to share with you, that following a successful search group and appointments process I have appointed Gwen Wilkin to be the new District Commissioner (DC) for Eastern Norwich.

Gwen is no stranger to the District have been a member of the District Team for many years, most recently as Deputy District Commissioner.

When I asked Gwen about what she was looking forward to in her role she said “I’m looking forward to working with the leaders and young people,  helping them get back to face to face Scouting, and the challenge that will come with leading a district, and  helping it grow.”

Gwen will take up her role on 1 May. I am sure you will join me in congratulating Gwen and like me will offer her every support in the future.

Gwen’s email address is:

Following five successful years, DC for Eastern Norwich, Barry Manley will support a handover to Gwen which we aim to complete by 1 June 2021.

I would like to thank Barry who has been influential in guiding Eastern Norwich which has grown, and developed as a local Scouting community.

I would also like to thank the Search Group, which included members of the District and everyone who made a nomination or application.


County Commissioner (Norfolk)