The Board of the Environmental Protection Authority has reappointed Dr Allan Freeth as Chief Executive of the Environmental Protection Authority / Te Mana Rauhī Taiao.
Under the Crown Entities Act 2004, a chief executive of a statutory entity is appointed for a term of not more than five years, but may be reappointed.
Dr Freeth joined the EPA in September 2015. He was reappointed as Chief Executive in 2020 for a period of three years, and has now been reappointed for a further term of three and a half years from 1 September 2023.
The Public Service Commissioner has endorsed his reappointment, as per the Crown Entities Act.
Source: Environmental Protection Authority