Alan Lovell will steal up the post on 26th September 2022, taking on from Emma Howard Boyd.
He became nominated for the role in June by ambiance secretary George Eustice nonetheless affirmation depended on approval from backbench MPs on the ambiance, food & rural affairs (EFRA) catch out committee and the environmental audit committee (EAC).
The MPs said that they had been inform with the appointment of Mr Lovell, nonetheless they licensed considerable gaps in his info, alongside with on the lowering enforcement price on key factors reminiscent of sewage discharge into waterways. They welcomed his promise to realize support to them in the slay with his views on repair these complications.
The committees moreover said they had been moreover encouraged by Mr Lovell’s commitment only to proceed with any restructuring of the EA after having identified any improved environmental safety that this form of restructuring would reveal.
Alan Lovell is currently chairman of Interserve Workforce, having been brought in by the banks who took ownership of the corporate from administration. At Interserve he has overseen the damage-up of the group, promoting the facilities administration companies and rebranding the pattern business as Tilbury Douglas, its used name. He’s moreover currently senior self ample director of SIG and chair of Safestyle UK.
In the muse an accountant, he has made a career of being parachuted into companies on the skids, alongside with Conder, Costain and Jarvis. He became placed on the board of Carillion two months earlier than its crumple as a non-executive director, and because of the this truth Amey LG.
He became moreover chair of the Person Council for Water for four years and has chaired the College of Winchester and the Mary Rose Belief.
Ambiance secretary George Eustice said: “Alan will reveal a huge number of trip, enthusiasm and leadership to the role and I am happy he may per chance be the next chair of the Ambiance Company. His info and trip may per chance be a real asset as we work together to toughen and gives a boost to the natural ambiance.”
Alan Lovell himself said: “It is a pleasant honour to be appointed chair of the Ambiance Company. That is a considerable organisation, packed with very just appropriate dedicated individuals striving to get their only for the nation’s flood defences, for the ambiance as a total, and in the combat in opposition to native climate alternate. This is a privilege to affix them and to steal a look at to form a incompatibility.”