Claire Dinnis, Deputy Director Strategy Delivery, Environment Agency
Clare is Deputy Director for Flood and Coastal Risk Management at the Environment Agency. Her role is to work at senior levels within Government and partner organisations to shape the direction for flood and coastal risk management in England.
Clare leads a team of experts on stakeholder engagement, international flood risk management, climate change and policy advice. Following December 2015’s flooding she worked closely with partners and government to develop the Cumbria Flood Action Plan.
Clare’s background is in various aspects of water management including leading the Agency’s work on Abstraction Reform, producing scenario-based water demand forecasts to 2050 and 2100, water resources planning, water quality regulation and drought management