Non-Executive Directors - NHS Digital (Reappointment)

Appointing Department: Department of Health and Social Care
Number of Vacancies: 1


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

The appointments of Daniel Benton and Professor Sudhesh Kumar OBE as non-executive directors of NHS Digital have been extended from 1 January 2022 and will be for 12 months or until the disestablishment date for NHS Digital.

These appointments will continue to involve a time commitment of 2 to 3 days per month. Remuneration for the roles is at a rate of £7,883 per year.

These appointments are 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.

The appointments are made on merit and political activity played no part in the decision process. However, in accordance with the Code, there is a requirement for appointees’ political activity (if any declared) to be made public. Daniel Benton and Sudhesh Kumar have not declared any political activity.

Date: 14/01/2022

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This is a reappointment of NEDs to NHS Digital

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