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CIRIA Executive Board welcomes Environment Agency's John Curtin

CIRIA is delighted to welcome John Curtin, Environment Agency as a non-executive Director of its Executive Board.

John Curtin is an Executive Director of Flood and Coastal Risk management at the Environment Agency with a background in hydrology. Joining the Environment Agency during its formation in 1996, John has worked across various high profile roles within the organisation, including Head of Water Resources Regulation and Regional Flood Executive.

John’s current role encompasses responsibility for the directorate which sets the direction for flood and coastal risk management as well as providing expert advice to government to help develop and implement flood and coastal erosion risk management policies.

You can follow John Curtin’s journey via twitter @johncurtinEA.

 “I’m delighted to be joining the Executive Board of CIRIA at such an exciting time.” Said John Curtin of his new position. “Research, innovation and collaboration in the construction industry can play a vital part in the industries beneficial impact on the environment and climate so I look forward to supporting the vision of the organisation to help achieve these goals.”

Dirk Vennix, Chief Executive, CIRIA comments “Given the Agency’s unwavering support as well as invaluable presence on the Board over many years we are pleased John has taken up the role of non-executive director for a three year term. No doubt John will provide us with additional business acumen and insights as he has extensive experience in senior management roles. CIRIA also expects that his considerable expertise in flood and coastal risk management will stand us in good stead as we develop new research activities in sustainable water management and the environment.”