The Secretary of State for the Department for Work and Pensions has confirmed Martin Esom as a Non-Executive Director to the Board of the Health and Safety Executive (HSE). He will take up his appointment in July 2017.
An environmental health officer by training, Martin Esom is currently Chief Executive of Waltham Forest Council. He was awarded the Ronald Williams Gold Medal on graduation by the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health, where he later served as a Board Member and Trustee for eight years. He is also Chair of the London Prevent Board, which continues to drive work in relation to counter-terrorism and anti-radicalisation across the capital.