Sir William Worsley has been reappointed as chair of the Forestry Fee, by the use of Royal Warrant, for a second time period.

Worsley, who has been chair since 2020, stated he’s “delighted” to be reappointed. Previous to this place, he was the federal government’s tree champion.

“I’m proud to have overseen the implementation of the England Bushes Motion Plan, which is driving our ambition to treble tree planting charges by the tip of this Parliament,” he added.

“It’s my private mission to construct on these efforts to guard and broaden our nation’s timber, woodlands and forests for the advantage of all.”

The England Bushes Motion Plan units out the governments long-term imaginative and prescient to reinforce England’s treescape between now and 2050 – together with work to triple the speed of tree planting by 2025.

Sir William Worsley. Picture: Forestry Fee

Commenting on his reappointemnt, Surroundings Secretary Thérèse Coffey stated: “Sir William has offered strong management as chair of Forestry Fee, bringing a powerful sense of responsibility and a wealth of expertise to the organisation, and I’m happy he’ll proceed as chair for a second time period.

“I stay up for additional working with Sir William and the Forestry Fee in delivering our bold plans to triple the speed of tree planting by the tip of this Parliament.”

Richard Stanford, Forestry Fee chief government, added:

“I’m delighted that Sir William will proceed his improbable work as chair of Forestry Fee for one more time period – his ardour and expertise have proved invaluable to the organisation and forestry sector as a complete.

“I stay up for working intently collectively in defending and increasing our forests, woods and timber and selling sustainable administration of them for folks and nature.”