Current chair and Board


Dr Simon Eccles, Chief Clinical Information Officer

Academic Health Science Network (AHSN)

Mike Burrows, Managing Director, Greater Manchester AHSN

Guy Boersma, Managing Director, Kent Surrey Sussex AHSN

Cabinet Office

Liam Maxwell, Chief Technology Officer

Care Quality Commission

David Behan, Chief Executive

Liz Owen, Interim Director of Intelligence

Malte Gerhold, Interim Executive Director of Strategy & Intelligence

Department of Health

Chris Wormald, Permanent Secretary

Professor Dame Sally Davies, Chief Medical Officer

Tamara Finkelstein, Director General, Community Care

Clara Swinson, Director General, Social Care, Ageing and Disability

Katie Farrington, Director of Digital and Data

David Williams, Director General, Finance

Andrew Baigent, Director of Group Financial Management

Tim Donohoe, Director of Technology & Transformation

Justin Riordan-Jones, Acting Deputy Director, Research Information and Intelligence

Matthew Birkenshaw, Head of Adult Social Care Technology and Systems Policy

Government Office for Science

Professor Sir Mark Walport, Chief Scientific Adviser to HM Government and Head of the Government Office for Science

Health Education England

Ian Cumming, Chief Executive

Professor Nicki Latham, Executive Director of Performance and Development

James Freed, Chief Information Officer

Health Research Authority

Dr Janet Wisely, Chief Executive

Stephen Robinson, Corporate Secretary

Healthwatch England

Neil Tester, Director of Policy and Communications

Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority

Peter Thompson, Chief Executive

Nick Jones, Director of Compliance and Information

Human Tissue Authority

Allan Marriott-Smith, Chief Executive

Jamie Munro, Head of Business Technology

Independent Cancer Taskforce

Sir Harpal S Kumar, Chair

Michael Chapman, Head of Cancer Intelligence and Impact, Cancer Research UK

Independent members

Alex Kafetz

Annie Whelan

Dr Justin Whatling

Mat Campbell-Hill

Sam Smith

Local Government Association (LGA)

Mark Gollege, Programme Manager, Health and Care Informatics

Rob Tinlin, Local Authority Representative

Terry Dafter, LGA and Association of Directors of Adult Social Services (ADASS) Advisor, Health and Care Informatics

Local CIO Council

Dylan Roberts, Chief Digital Officer

Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency

Dr Ian Hudson, Chief Executive

Dr Janet Valentine, Director, Clinical Practice Research Datalink

National Data Guardian Panel

Dame Fiona Caldicott, National Data Guardian

National Institute for Health and Care Excellence

Sir Andrew Dillon, Chief Executive

Alexia Tonnel, Director, Evidence Resources

National Maternity Review

Baroness Julia Cumberlege, Chair

NHS Blood and Tranplant

Ian Trenholm, Chief Executive

Aaron Powell, Chief Digital Officer

NHS Business Services Authority

Nick Scholte, Chief Executive

Nina Monckton, Head of Information Services

NHS Digital

Andy Williams, Chief Executive

Linda Whalley, Director of Strategy and Policy

Beverley Bryant, Director of Digital Transformation

NHS England

Simon Stevens, Chief Executive

Matthew Swindells, National Director, Operations and Information

Karen Wheeler, National Director, Transformation and Corporate Operations

Professor Sir Bruce Keogh, National Medical Director

Ronan O’Connor – Director of Information and Transparency

Dr Paul Rice, Head of Technology Strategy

NHS Improvement

Jim Mackey, Chief Executive

Bob Alexander, Executive Director of Resources and Deputy Chief Executive

Peter Sinden, Chief Information Officer

Iain Wallen, Director of Information and Analytics

NHS Litigation Authority

Helen Vernon, Chief Executive

Joanne Evans, Director of Finance and Corporate Planning

Public Health England

Duncan Selbie, Chief Executive

Professor John Newton, Chief Knowledge Officer

Richmond Group of Charities

Lynda Thomas, Chief Executive (Macmillan)

Julie Flynn, Strategic Data and Influencing Lead (Macmillan)

Strategic Clinical Reference Group

Clare Marx, Chair

Professor Martin Severs, Deputy Chair

Professor Jonathan Kay, Professor of Health Informatics, Farr Institute, University College London and Royal College of Physicians

UK Statistics Authority

John Pullinger CB CStat, National Statistician

Ed Humpherson, Director General for Regulation

Glen Watson, Deputy National Statistician