The new board members are Susan Barratt, Matt Tee and Mike Thompson. They will take up their positions on 1 September 2019, joining the 9 existing members. Their terms are each for 3 years. Appointments to the Ofqual Board are made by the Secretary of State for Education. In addition, Roger Taylor, Chair of Ofqual’s Board, has been reappointed to serve a further 3-year term, from January 2020.
Roger Taylor, Chair of Ofqual, said:
I am delighted to welcome Susan, Matt and Mike to the Ofqual Board. They each bring considerable experience and knowledge that will supplement the rich and diverse range of skills and backgrounds of our existing members. I am sure they will contribute greatly to Ofqual’s important work as we play our part in delivering an effective qualifications system fit for today and for the future.
I am also honoured to have been asked by the Secretary of State to serve a further term as Chair, and look forward to working closely with the Department for Education to achieve the very best we can for all learners in England over coming years.
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