Robert Light

Robert Light

Deputy Chair Cities Board at Local Government Association Ltd

Location:
18 Smith Square, London, Greater London, United Kingdom
HQ Phone:
+44 20 7664 3000

General Information

Experience

Leader KIrklees Council  - Kirklees Council

Education

Ph.D.  - 

Affiliations

Northern Chair and Board Member  - Consumer Council for Water

Member  - Executive of the Local Government Association

Deputy Chairman  - Environment Agency

Board Member  - Audit Commission

Board Member  - Firebuy Ltd

Recent News  

Robert, who has been Deputy Chairman of the Environment Agency since 2012, has been appointed Northern Chair and will represent customers served by United Utilities, Hartlepool Water, Northumbrian Water and Yorkshire Water.
Dame Yve Buckland, Chair of CCWater, welcomed both appointments, and said: "David and Robert will bring a wealth of experience to CCWater during an important period of change in the water industry. Robert Light was appointed Deputy Chairman of the Environment Agency in 2012 having been a board member since 2009. He has been a Kirklees Councillor since 1987 and Conservative Group Leader since 2000. Robert was Council Leader from 2006 to 2009 and was the first Chair of the Leeds City Region. During his time as Leader, Kirklees were judged LGC Council of the Year (2008) and rated as one of the best run councils in the country A leading member of the Local Government Association for a number of years, Robert was Deputy Chair between 2010 and 2014. He also served on the Board of the Audit Commission from 2011 to 2015 has been Chair of the West Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Service.

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Robert Light is the Chair of CCWater's Northern Region

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Robert Light is the Chair of CCWater's Northern Region

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