THE Centre for Alternative Technology (CAT) has appointed Peter Tyldesley as chief executive officer.

CEO at a conservation charity, Peter has substantial experience in leadership and management, both directly and through his non-executive roles on charity and partnership boards. Peter will take up the role in early September.

CAT chair of trustees Mick Taylor said: “CAT’s environmental education and research work has never been more important, with the need for urgent action on climate change making it essential that more people gain knowledge, skills and understanding in environmental solutions. Peter’s leadership experience and commitment to sustainability make him ideally placed to lead the organisation.”