03 December 2018

Paula Hay-Plumb reappointed to The Crown Estate Board

The Crown Estate is pleased to announce that Paula Hay-Plumb has been re-appointed, by Royal Warrant, to serve a second term as a Crown Estate Commissioner, subsequent to the expiry of her current warrant on 31st December 2018. Her new term will commence on 1st January 2019 for a period of four years.

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Paula is an experienced director in both the public and private sectors, having spent nine years on the Board of English Partnerships (National Regeneration Agency), as well as serving as Corporate Finance and Group Reporting Director at Marks and Spencer plc. 

She brings a wealth of experience including other roles Chairing the Government’s Coalfield Taskforce in 1997/1998; serving as a Non-Executive Director at Skipton Building Society; The Forensic Science Service and The National Audit Office. Paula is currently a Non-Executive Board Member at Hyde Housing Association, The Oxford University Hospitals Foundation Trust and Aberforth Smaller Companies plc and a Trustee of Calthorpe Estates.

Board members bring a range of experience and skills collectively to oversee, manage, control and guide The Crown Estate's business. Paula will be an important figure as The Crown Estate continues to grow its business over the next four years. 

The composition of the Board is defined by the Crown Estate Act 1961 and members are appointed in accordance with the Office of the Commissioner for Public Appointments (OCPA) Code of Practice.

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