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Sally Cheshire

Non-executive director
Non-executive directors

Sally took up the position of non-executive director of the Care Quality Commission in January 2021.

Sally has held senior leadership roles across the NHS and the wider public sector since 2006, including chairing NHS North West and the HFEA, the UK’s regulator of the fertility sector and embryo research.

She is currently Interim Chair at Cafcass (the Children and Family Court Advisory and Support Service, which represents the best interests of children and young people in private and public law proceedings.

In August 2020 Sally was appointed as a Member of the Departmental Audit and Risk Assurance Committee for the Department of Work and Pensions and she also serves as an independent member of adoption panels in the North West of England.

Sally previously enjoyed a successful corporate career with Deloitte, one of the global professional services firms and, having moved into public sector work, is passionate about improving the quality of public services offered to patients and families across health and social care.

Declaration of interests

Sally Cheshire's professional and financial interests that relate to CQC.
13 January 2021

HFEA (Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority)


Cafcass (Children and Family Cout Advisory and Support Service

Interim Chair

Department for Work and Pensions

Audit and risk assurance committee member

Adoption Counts

Independent member of adoption panels

Expenses of senior management and board members.