Rosie Hails, Chair of the Natural Capital Initiative Steering Group, has been appointed as one of five members of the independent Natural Capital Committee by Environment Secretary Caroline Spelman. The Committee will help Government to ensure the value of England’s natural capital and its potential to support growth is fully taken into account in decision-making. 

The Natural Capital Committee, a key Natural Environment White Paper Commitment, will provide advice on the state of English Natural Capital to the Economic Affairs Cabinet Committee, chaired by the Chancellor of the Exchequer. The Natural Capital Committee is chaired by Professor Dieter Helm, University of Oxford. 

Read the full announcement on the Defra website