Non-executives play a vital role on the boards of government departments and arm’s-length bodies. Cabinet Office and the Commissioner for Public Appointments collect data on appointments and publish yearly reports. This review will explain how the Cabinet Office oversees appointments of non-executive directors (NEDs) across government.
The report will outline:
- who NEDs are and how they are appointed
- successes and challenges relating to the appointment process
- recent efforts by Cabinet Office to improve the process and address challenges
Director: Sian Jones
Audit managers: Poppy Sparham, Eleanor Fairbairn