Hon Albert Jacob BEnvDes M.Arch JP MLA

Hon Albert Jacob BEnvDes M.Arch JP MLA

Former Minister for Environment; Heritage

    Board member reappointed to the EPA

    5/10/2016 8:00 AM
    • Glen McLeod reappointed to the Environmental Protection Authority 

    Environment Minister Albert Jacob has reappointed Glen McLeod to the board of the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) for a five-year term.


    Initially appointed in October 2013, Mr McLeod's new term starts on October 21, 2016.


    "I congratulate Mr McLeod on his reappointment and I am confident his wealth of experience will continue to add significant value to the EPA," Mr Jacob said.


    Glen McLeod is a highly respected lawyer with extensive local and international experience in environmental, planning and government law, the climate change and renewable energy sectors, ports, probity and procurement.


    Mr McLeod is also an adjunct professor at Murdoch University, chairman of the International Bar Association's Environmental Health and Safety Committee and recipient of the 2016 WA Law Society's Lawyer of the Year.


    He rejoins EPA chairman Dr Tom Hatton, deputy chairman Mr Robert Harvey and members Ms Elizabeth Carr and Dr James Limerick on the independent board.


    Fact File

    • The EPA comprises five members appointed by the Governor on the recommendation of the Minister for Environment
    • The EPA is independent and its advice to Government is public 

    Minister's office - 6552 5800


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