Latest civil service & public affairs moves — April 10
New appointments in the civil service, UK politics, and public affairs, via our colleagues at Dods People
- Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Miranda Curtis appointed as Lead Non-Executive Director, and Edward Lister as a Non-Executive Director.
Alison Blackburne has been appointed Her Majesty's Ambassador to the Republic of South Sudan.
Nigel Casey has been appointed British High Commissioner to South Africa.
- Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy:
Low Carbon Contracts Company, and the Electricity Settlements Company – Martin Read reappointed as Chair, and Jim Keohane reappointed as Senior Independent Director.
Arts and Humanities Research Council – Andrew Thompson appointed as Chief Executive, he had been in the role on an interim basis previously.
- Department of Health:
NHS England – Sir Bruce Keogh to stand down as National Medical Director at the end of 2017.
Public Health England – Daniel Bausch has been appointed Director of the new UK Public Health Rapid Support Team.
- Cabinet Office:
Security Vetting Appeals Panel – James Barron, Sally Berlin, Nicholas Griffin and Claire Stokes appointed as members, replacing Sue Jarvis, Stephen Monk, Claire Smith and Robert Wright.
Boundary Commission for England – Andrew Nicol appointed as Deputy Chair.
- Department for Culture, Media and Sport
National Portrait Gallery – Michael Hintze, Björn Savén, Peter Stothard and Rachel Wang appointed to the board.
- Competition and Markets Authority – Philip Marsden appointed as senior director for Case Decision Groups; Lord Currie reappointed as chair of the board.
- UK Statistics Authority – David Norgrove appointed as chair, replacing Andrew Dilnot.
- National Assembly for Wales: Neil McEvoy rejoined the Plaid Cymru assembly group.
- Scottish Parliament: Scottish Police Authority – Grant Macrae, Matt Smith, Caroline Stuart and Robert Hayes appointed to the board.
- By-election Results 23 March: West Somerset Council – Peter Pilkington elected for Dunster & Timberscombe – Liberal Democrat gain from Conservative; Herefordshire Council – Trish Marsh elected for Leominster South – Green gain from Independent
- Financial Conduct Authority: Nick Stace appointed as a non-executive director.
- Newgate – Sian Jones has joined as an associate partner.
- NSPCC – Simon Lande to join as director of fundraising engagement, replacing Nigel Spencer.
- Bloodwise – Gemma Peters to become chief executive in September.
- Queen Elizabeth’s Foundation for Disabled People – Karen Deacon appointed as chief executive.
- Turn2Us – Jamie Grier appointed as director of development.
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