Dave Webster


Dave Webster has been Chief Executive since March 2012. He joined Natural England as a founding member in September 2006. He has over 20 years experience in the environment sector in senior leadership roles.

Dave is a qualified accountant. He spent 30 years in financial and corporate services in large non-departmental public bodies. Dave’s career includes finance manager for the Environment Agency, Wales and leadership roles in District and County Councils and the National Rivers Authority.

Previous roles in government

  1. Chief Executive