The Health and Safety Executive has hired Sarah Albon as their new CEO; she takes over from acting CEO David Snowball who is retiring from the industry at the end of the year.
Sarah Albon was formerly Inspector General and CEO of the Insolvency Service
Ms Albon is moving on from her role as Inspector General and CEO of the Insolvency Service and states she is ‘honoured to have the opportunity to lead the executive of this important and hugely respected regulator’.
The chair of the HSE executive was pleased with the appointment stating that he was ‘delighted to welcome Sarah to the team’ and that her ‘CV speaks for itself’.
The previous roles of Ms Albon include include director of Civil Family and Legal Aid Policy and deputy director of Criminal Legal Aid Strategy at the Ministry of Justice. In addition to her other role as director of Strategy and Change at Her Majesty’s Courts and Tribunal Service, Ms Albon has also worked as the principal private secretary to two Lord Chancellors.
Ms Albon has also stated that her ‘focus will be on continuing to deliver improvements in health and safety performance as our workplaces move into a future with new challenges, new technologies and new opportunities’.