Tony Juniper CBE reappointed as chair of Natural England

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The Environment Secretary, George Eustice, has confirmed that Tony Juniper CBE has been reappointed as chair of Natural England for a second term.

Mr Juniper’s second term will be for three years and will run from April 23, 2022 to April 22, 2025.

He said: “I am honoured to be reappointed as chair of Natural England. Our vital role in defending and enhancing our nation’s natural environment has never been more important.

“Since I came to lead Natural England in 2019 we have made significant progress in restoring energy and direction to the organisation, created a clearer strategic plan and mission and secured a major increase in resources to implement it.”

Environment Secretary, George Eustice, said: “Tony has provided strong leadership to Natural England, bringing passion and a wealth of experience to the organisation, and I am pleased he will continue as chair for a second term.

“Natural England continues to play a key role in delivering the 25 Year Environment Plan, and I look forward to working closely together as we implement the Environment Act, build back greener from the pandemic and restore nature across the country.”

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