Alan Lovell appointed as Environment Agency Chair

Environment Secretary George Eustice has confirmed Alan Lovell DL as the new Chair of the Environment Agency.

Environment Secretary George Eustice said:

“Alan will bring a wide range of experience, enthusiasm and leadership to the role and I am delighted he will be the next Chair of the Environment Agency.

“His knowledge and experience will be a real asset as we work together to improve and enhance the natural environment.”

Commenting on his appointment, Alan Lovell said:

“It is a great honour to be appointed Chair of the Environment Agency.

“This is a vital organisation, full of excellent committed people striving to do their best for the nation’s flood defences, for the environment as a whole, and in the battle against climate change. It will be a privilege to join them and to try to make a difference.”

Emma Howard Boyd, Chair of the Environment Agency, said:

“The Environment Agency is a fantastic organisation of committed public servants who save lives, protect nature and support business. It’s been a privilege to be Chair.

“I am delighted to welcome Alan as the next Chair of the Environment Agency. He brings a wealth of experience from his time in business and his time as Chair of the Consumer Council for Water.”


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