New chief for the RPA

The new permanent chief executive of the Rural Payments Agency (RPA) is Paul Caldwell, who has served as interim chief executive since January this year. He succeeds Mark Grimshaw who retired in January after more than six years as chief executive. Mr Caldwell, basic...

New chief for the RPA

Defra has appointed Paul Caldwell as interim chief executive of the Rural Payments Agency, after Mark Grimshaw’s decision to retire after more than six years in the hotseat. Mr Caldwell has been payment scheme operational delivery director at the Agency since 2016. He...