Natural Resources Wales appoints new CEO

Natural Resources Wales (NRW) has named Clare Pillman as its new Chief Executive Officer.

Currently Director for Culture, Tourism and Sport at the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport in Westminster, Clare will take up the post in late February 2018, NRW said.

Pillman will take over from Emyr Roberts who was NRW’s Chief Executive since it was set up in 2013.

Kevin Ingram, NRW’s Executive Director for Finance and Corporate Services, will be the interim Chief Executive following Emyr Roberts’ retirement last week.

Pillman said: “NRW is an extraordinary organization with a wide and aspirational remit, a strong and committed professional workforce and a vital role in ensuring the sustainability of Wales’ unique landscapes.

“I look forward to working with the Chair, Board, Executive Team and all the staff to take the important work of NRW to the next level.”

NRW is Welsh government’s body working to ensure that the natural resources of Wales are sustainably maintained, enhanced and used.