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Remembering SEPA former Deputy Chair, Nick Kuenssberg OBE

Date published: 03 October 2023


The Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) is sad to learn of the passing of former Deputy Chair, Nick Kuenssberg OBE.

Nick, who was widely recognised as one of Scotland’s leading figures in business, environment, social enterprise and the arts, died following an illness on Sunday, 1st October 2023, aged 80.

Bob Downes, Chair of the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA), said:

“It’s with great sadness that we learn of the passing of our former Deputy Chair, Nick Kuenssberg. Nick was a passionate advocate for Scotland’s environment, for sustainable and inclusive growth, the key elements of SEPA’s statutory purpose.

“His leadership across a range of programmes benefitted not only Scotland’s environment, but Scottish cities and communities. He will be fondly remembered, and our thoughts are with his family at this time.”