Arrivals, moves & departures: latest appointments in the civil service, politics and public affairs – February 22

New appointments in the civil service, UK politics, and public affairs, via our colleagues on Dods People

Non-Ministerial Departments

  • Crown Prosecution Service: Nick Folland named as new Chief Executive from March, taking over from Peter Lewis.
  • Department of Health: NHS Clinical Commission – Graham Jackson elected as Co-Chair, replacing Steve Kell; Health Education England - Keith Pearson reappointed as Chair.
  • Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Gareth Davies appointed Director-General for Business and Science, having been in the role on an interim basis; UK Commission for Employment and Skills – Ian Kinder named as new Chief Executive from March, replacing Michael Davis.

Local Authorities

  • Buckinghamshire County Council – Neil Gibson to replace Chris Williams as Chief Executive on an interim basis from April.


  • BAE Systems – Charles Woodbur to take over from Ian King as Chief Executive.
  • Open University – Simon Hughes to become Head of Public Affairs as maternity cover.
  • Hume Brophy – Chris Martin to join as a Director in the public affairs division.
  • Lansons – James Dowling appointed as Head of Public Policy.
  • Political Intelligence – Philip Reid promoted to Managing Partner.

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