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Gareth Llewellyn Fellow

Gareth Llewellyn, Fellow

Gareth Llewellyn is the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency's Chief Executive. Gareth was previously Group Safety, Technical and Engineering Director at Network Rail where he was also responsible for sustainable development. Prior to this he was responsible for leading Anglo American's strategy on safety, health and environmental issues, together with matters of sustainable development including human rights.


Gareth was also a non-executive director of the Government's Renewable Fuels Agency where he chaired the Audit Committee. Prior to joining Anglo American, Gareth was a Non-Executive Director at Biffa plc, one of the leading waste management companies where he chaired the Board's SHE Committee. He was also Global Director of Corporate Responsibility for National Grid plc, a director of both the UK Business Council for Sustainable Energy, the Corporate Responsibility Group, a non-executive director of National Grid Property and Chair of the Board of Trustees at the charity CLAIRE. Before joining National Grid, Gareth was the Head of Risk for the UK's Environment Agency. He was a founder member of the Business Leaders Initiative on Human Rights. In 2005 Gareth became the first person from industry to be invited to address the United Nations General Assembly on the role of business in upholding human rights. 

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