UKCB Board Member for Defra

Ms Karen Lepper

Ms Karen Lepper

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Biography

Karen Lepper is Deputy Director in the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) and is responsible for policy on the Common Agricultural Policy. She has extensive experience of a range of roles in Defra and its predecessors, working on a variety of policy areas including waste, floods, climate change and customer insight.

UKCB Board Member for Defra

The UK Co-ordinating Body Management Board includes a representative of each of the 4 departments that own UKCB:

  • the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
  • the Welsh Government
  • the Scottish Government
  • the Northern Ireland Executive

The chairmanship of the Board rotates between the 4 representatives.