Executive Director for Local Operations

John Curtin

Biography

John joined the Environment Agency (EA) when it was formed in 1996. He has worked in a variety of strategic and operational roles.

His previous roles in the EA include:

  • Executive Director of Flood and Coastal Risk Management
  • Director of Incident Management and Resilience
  • Area Director (East Midlands)
  • Head of Water Resources Regulation

John is a hydrologist by training and began his career working on water resource planning and flood forecast modelling.

Executive Director for Local Operations

The Executive Director of Local Operations is responsible for the Environment Agency’s front line operational activities and national incident management services.

These include:

  • the performance of the organisation’s area teams
  • communicating with customers and stakeholders
  • ensuring a safe and productive workplace for employees

Environment Agency

Previous roles in government

  • Executive Director of Flood and Coastal Risk Management