Three new members announced for Ofqual Board

Exams regulator Ofqual has announced three new appointments to its Board.

The new board members are Susan Barratt, Matt Tee and Mike Thompson. They will take up their positions on 1 September 2019, joining the nine existing members.

In addition, Roger Taylor, Chair of Ofqual’s Board, has been reappointed to serve a further three-year term, from January 2020.

Susan Barratt was formerly an audit partner at Deloitte, where her work focussed on the public and not-for-profit sectors, including responsibility for leading and setting the strategy for Deloitte’s HE audit practice supporting teams. Barratt is also a marker and examiner for the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, and holds a number of other trustee roles, including for Nuffield Oxford Hospitals Trust.

Matt Teen is Chief Executive of the Independent Press Standards Organisation. Tee previously held a number of senior level roles in government and NHS/healthcare related industries, including Permanent Secretary for Communication in the Cabinet Office/No10.

Mike Thompson was previously involved with apprenticeships for 7 years through his role as Director of Early Careers at Barclays Bank and as Chair of the Financial Services Trailblazer Group. Thompson has also held the role of Route panel chair for Apprenticeships and T Levels in legal, accounting and financial services with the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education. Thompson was also previously a member of the government’s Apprenticeships Sector Development Board.

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