Who we are
The Commissioner’s aim is to ensure that public appointments within his remit are made on merit after a fair, open and transparent process.
The Commissioner for Public Appointments in England and Wales is:
- appointed by the Crown;
- independent of government; and
- not a civil servant.
The current Commissioner is Sir David Normington, GCB. He was appointed as Commissioner with effect from 1 April 2011. David is also First Civil Service Commissioner.
The Commissioner’s Secretariat
The Commissioner is supported in his work by a secretariat which is shared with the Civil Service Commission. The staff who focus on public appointments are:
Terry Willows, Principal Policy Adviser – 020 7271 0835
Sandra Campbell – 020 7271 0837
Mariatu Turay – 020 7271 0832
Val Iceton, Commissioner for Public Appointments Support – 020 7271 0827
Staff can be contacted via email at email@example.com