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New CE for ESR

New CE for ESR

Dr Keith McLea has begun his role as Chief Executive of Crown Research Institute, the Institute of Environmental Science and Research (ESR).

Dr McLea has a PhD in human genetics and has trained as a toxicologist. He has spent much of his professional career working in the personal injury insurance and injury prevention sectors including six years where he had overall responsibility for ACC’s insurance activities. Prior to this he was responsible for ACC’s injury prevention activities.

For the last two years Dr McLea was a Director at Cranleigh Strategic Limited where he has undertaken a number of different roles in the public sector.

He has also acted as interim Chief Executive at ESR for three months.

Dr McLea said he was thrilled to have accepted the ESR Board’s offer of the permanent CE role.

“I’ve been highly impressed by the passion ESR staff show for solving complex problems.

“We have a number of challenges in front of us so I’m really looking forward to making a start and making sure we deliver the very best service to our partners and clients,” Dr McLea said.

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