11 Sep '11, 12am

Singapore Environment Council gets new chief - Straits Times

Singapore Environment Council gets new chief - Straits Times

Mr Raymond, 39, recently served as press secretary to the Minister for the Environment and Water Resources. By Jessica Cheam The Singapore Environment Council (SEC) has finally found a new executive director - former journalist Jose Raymond, who was press secretary to Minister for the Environment and Water Resources Vivian Balakrishnan. SEC chairman Isabella Loh confirmed that Mr Raymond, 39, will start work at the SEC this Thursday, capping an almost six-month search for a new chief. Former executive director Howard Shaw, who was at the SEC for 15 years and helmed it for the past eight years, left in April to join the private sector. In a letter circulated to SEC advisers and seen by The Sunday Times, Ms Loh said: 'We welcome him (Mr Raymond) warmly on board embarking on this journey with us, bringing SEC to greater heights of the environment cause.' Please enable JavaScr...

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