Virtual Live Briefing with David Hill, Director General, Environment, Rural and Marine, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

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The future of the UK's Environmental policy framework is currently a hot topic of conversation as the UK prepares to leave the EU, while the landmark Environment Bill simultaneously continues through the houses.

To help you make sense of the upcoming changes and what could be in store for industry, government and civil society alike, WIG is delighted to invite you to hear from David Hill, Director General of Environment, Rural and Marine at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.

By attending this live briefing you will:

  • Gain a clear understanding of what the Environment Bill entails, what it means for the UK's natural assets, and how it will affect industry and government in the UK
  • Have the opportunity to hear about the impact that leaving the EU could have on the UK's environmental and agricultural policy framework, as well as the challenges and opportunities this may bring
  • Learn about the ways in which industry and government can collaborate to achieve progress on the UK's commitments to net-zero and a clean, green, resilient economy
  • David Hill

    Director General, Environment, Rural and Marine

    Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

    David Hill was appointed Director-General Environment Rural and Marine in December 2019. He was previously Director of Environmental Quality in Defra. He has held senior roles at Essex County Council, and within central government leading on apprenticeship reform at DfE, and communications and strategy at DCLG. He has served as Principal Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, and as Private Secretary to the Deputy Prime Minister.


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