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HSE appoints Martin Esom as a non-executive director

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HSE has announced its appointment of Martin Esom as a non-executive director.


HSE has announced its appointment of Martin Esom as a non-executive director.

Esom has several years’ experience at Waltham Forest Council where he became Chief Executive in October 2010.

Here, he was responsible for a number of community safety initiatives, including Waltham Forest's award-winning gang prevention programme and a multi-agency Child Sexual Exploitation Strategy.

An environmental health officer by training, he worked at three other London Boroughs in senior roles before joining Waltham Forest.

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 led on the transformation of the William Morris Gallery, which has since been award-ed the Art Fund Museum of the Year 2013. He has also taken forward the regeneration of the Waltham Forest, in particular rejuvenating high streets and the construction of the Borough's new cinema and entertainment complex in Walthamstow, which opened in November 2014.

He is also the Chair of the London Prevent Board, which continues to drive work in relation to counter-terrorism and anti-radicalisation across the capital.

Esom has a Masters in Business Administration and holds technical qualifications in Health and Safety and Noise Control.

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