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New appointments this week in UK politics, civil service and public affairs

Dods People

1 min read Partner content

Dods People draws together a list of last week's appointments in Westminster politics, all the devolved administrations and the public affairs sector.

Government Departments:

Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

Insolvency Service - Richard Oirschot, Mary Chapman and William Trower appointed as Non-executive Directors.

Department of Health

Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency – Michael Rawlins reappointed as Chair.

Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport

Royal Museums Greenwich - Joyce Bridges, Carol Marlow, Eric Reynolds and Gerald Russell reappointed as Trustees.

Devolved Authorities:

Welsh Government

Sport Wales – Pippa Britton appointed as Vice-chair, and Ashok Ahir, Ian Bancroft, Christian Malcolm and Alison Thorne as members of the board.

Scottish Parliament

Scottish Human Rights Commission – Jane-Claire Judson to become a part-time member from September, replacing Matt Smith.



New Payment System Operator – Melanie Johnson appointed as Chair.

Drax – Clare Harbord joins as Executive Director of Corporate Affairs.

Premier League – Emma Wilkinson to replace Dan Johnson as Director of Communications.


Cicero Group – Peter Murray appointed as the first Director of Corporate Affairs.

Quiller – Jonathan Chandler to replace Howell James as Chief Executive.

Interest Groups

Shelter – Ros Micklem to become Chair.

Dame Kelly Holmes Trust – Gail Scott-Spicer to become Chief Executive on 4th September.

Openhouse – David McAuley to become Chief Executive.

Victim Support Scotland – Kate Wallace appointed as Chief Executive.

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