Professor David Ulph is Professor of Economics in the School of Economics & Finance at the University of St Andrews. Prior to that he spent five years as Chief Economist at HM Revenue & Customs, and before that he was Professor of Economics at University College London. He has a wide range of research interests including labour supply; labour markets and innovation; inequality and the design of tax and education policy; the enforcement of tax policy and of competition policy. He has advised the Department of Health on the design of consultants’ contracts and, more recently, the Calman Commission and the Scottish Parliament on devolved tax powers for Scotland.
Professor Ulph is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh and was awarded a CBE in the Queen’s 2016 New Year Honours List for his services to economics and social sciences.
Appointed: August 2015 Term ends: July 2018
The Member of the NHS Pay Review Body (NHSPRB) provide independent recommendations on the remuneration of all staff paid under Agenda for Change (AfC) and employed in the NHS. NHSPRB’s recommendations apply to all staff in the NHS, with the exception of doctors, dentists and very senior managers. The remit group includes all staff in NHS England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland and accounts for just under 1.5 million NHS staff (headcount). NHSPRB’s annual reports are submitted jointly to the Prime Minister, the Secretary of State for Health, and Ministers of the Scottish Government, the Welsh Assembly Government and the Northern Ireland Executive.