Environment Canterbury works with Papatipu Rūnanga, stakeholders and the wider community to manage the use and quality of the region’s natural resources, including water, land and air.

Following a rigorous search and recruitment process working alongside the Chief Executive, Giles Southwell has been announced as the organisation’s Director Finance and Corporate Services. An experienced senior leader, Giles has led a range of corporate functions in both New Zealand and the United Kingdom including roles with MBIE, Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency, and Inland Revenue.

Giles joined the team in August 2021.

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