Food Standards Agency – interim chair (Reappointment)

Body: Food Standards Agency
Appointing Department: Department of Health and Social Care
Location: National
Number of Vacancies: 1
Remuneration: Remuneration for the role will be at a rate of £70,000 per annum
Time Requirements: 3 days per week


An announcement has been made on the outcome of this appointment.

Ruth Hussey has been appointed as interim chair of the Food Standards Agency for a further 2 months from 1 May 2021 until 30 June 2021, to allow time for the chair recruitment to conclude.

The appointment will involve a time commitment of 3 days per week. Remuneration for the role will be at a rate of £70,000 per year.

This appointment is made in accordance with the Cabinet Office Code of Governance for Public Appointments. The regulation of public appointments against the requirements of this Code is carried out by the Commissioner for Public Appointments.

In accordance with the Code, there is a requirement for appointees’ political activity (if any declared) to be made public. Ruth has not declared any political activity.

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How to Apply

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This is a reappointment

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