Meeting our new Board Members
Today's 19th AGM resulted in the appointment of three new Board Members. It's time to meet them.
On Tuesday 6th June 2023 the Society for the Environment held its 19th Annual General Meeting. The AGM included voting for three new Board Members for three year terms each.
The successful candidates to join the Society for the Environment Board were:
- Sue Buxey – Director of Operations & Professional Standards, Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA)
- Peter Egan CEnv – Requirements Manager, UK Strategic Command
- Lara Young CEnv – Group Head of ESG, Cromwell Property Group
Sue joins the Board as a result of her new position as Chair of the Registration Authority. Peter and Lara join the Board as regular Board Members.
The meeting also confirmed Dougal Driver CEnv as the new Chair of the Board. As an existing Board Member, Dougal was keen to ensure that those new to the Board were given the stand to say some words about their new positions. Therefore, please scroll below to meet our three new Board Members:
I’m truly delighted to be joining the Society for Environment Board and am very much looking forward to getting started and further supporting SocEnv in its mission of celebrating environmental good practice and championing the advancement of environmental professionalism. I was looking for an opportunity to drive further change on the biggest scale possible and this role seemed like the perfect opportunity to do just that.Lara Young CEnv
Cromwell Property Group, Group Head of ESG
I’m thrilled to be considered for the position of Chair of the Registration Authority (RA) and Board Member of the Society for the Environment, who champion environmental good practice and the advancement of environmental professionalism.Sue Buxey
IEMA, Director of Operations & Professional Standards
It’s with humble delight that I have been welcomed today to join the Society of the Environments Board. I have a passion for mentoring and shaping the next generation of Chartered Environmental Professionals and I am looking forward to working with my fellow Board Members to help place professional registration as a key requirement in today’s industry. SocEnv play’s a critical role in setting the standard for many sectors, while driving organisations to sustainable outcomes, as a Board Member I am to play my part in delivering these goals.Peter Egan CEnv
UK Strategic Command, Requirements Manager
Dr Emma Wilcox CEnv said “Dougal, the SocEnv family and I are excited to welcome our new Board Members and look forward to working with you in the coming years to drive our strategy forwards. I’d also like to add a huge thank you to those stepping down, including our outgoing Chair, Will Pope HonFSE CEnv, for their hard work and dedication throughout their Board terms. Your support and insight have been invaluable.”
To view the official announcement of committee position changes, please click here.