Dr Gillian Fairfield has been Chair of the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Board since December 2018.
Gillian has worked in clinical, managerial and leadership roles across different sectors and specialities, in hospitals, general practice and public health.
Gillian has held four different CEO posts in both mental health and acute Trusts, within the NHS.
In 2012, Gillian was appointed a Board Member of the National Youth Justice Board for England and Wales (YJB) by the Justice Secretary. She chaired the YJB Performance committee and was a member of the Finance Audit and Risk committee and the national Youth Justice Oversight group to December 2021.