Before retirement from the NHS in March 2016 David was Chief Executive of the Business Services Organisation for Health and Social Care in Northern Ireland. He had spent most of his career in the public sector, with a background of General Management, Human Resources or Management and Organisational Development. In addition to his health service experience he had spent eight years in the senior civil service where he developed his policy skills. David has had extensive experience of working at Board level as an executive and a non-executive . He has served as Chair Person for the NHS Confederation in Northern Ireland (NICON) and as Chair of the Institute for Healthcare Management (IHM) in Northern Ireland.
David has worked abroad on several Health related consultancy assignments. Countries worked in include Zimbabwe, Egypt and the Slovak Republic.
Appointed: November 2016 Terms ends: March 2020
The Member of the Review Body on Doctors’ and Dentists’ Remuneration is independent. Its role is to make recommendations to the Prime Minister, the Secretary of State for Health, the First Minister and the Cabinet Secretary for Health and Wellbeing of the Scottish Parliament, the First Minister and the Minister for Health and Social Services in the Welsh Assembly Government and the First Minister, Deputy First Minister and Minister for Health, Social Services and Public Safety of the Northern Ireland Executive on the remuneration of doctors and dentists taking any part in the National Health Service.