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Health Research Authority Non-Executive Directors confirmed

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Sally Cheshire, Julie Stone and Dr Allison Jeynes-Ellis have been confirmed as Non-Executive Directors of the Health Research Authority (HRA). Sally will also be the Audit Committee Chair.

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The new Non-Executive Directors will support the Chair by contributing to the effective governance of the Health Research Authority.

  • Sally Cheshire has spent 13 years as a Consulting Director with one of the leading global professional services firms and is a Chartered Management Accountant by profession. She is currently Vice Chair of NHS North England and Audit Chair of the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority.

  • Julie Stone is a medico-legal, ethical and regulatory academic and policy advisor. She is currently a Non-Executive Director of NHS Cornwall and Isles of Scilly, lay member of the General Osteopathic Council and member of the Ministerial Advisory Group on Mental Health Strategy.

  • Dr Allison Jeynes-Ellis is a senior pharmaceutical physician with experience of working in the life sciences industry and a research and development specialist in oncology. Her current roles include Independent Pharmaceutical Consultant working across the life sciences and member of the General Medical Council.

See press release

Published 11 July 2012