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CQC welcomes new non-executive Board member

Published:
1 November 2016
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  • Media

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has welcomed the appointment of Jora Gill as a non-executive member of its Board.

Jora Gill has been digital officer of The Economist Group since June 2014 where he leads the company’s digital strategy and transformation. Prior to that, Jora was the chief technology officer at Elsevier and before that, at Standard and Poor’s.

Peter Wyman, chair of the Care Quality Commission, said:

“I am very pleased to welcome Jora to the Care Quality Commission as a non-executive Board member.

“I am sure that he will bring fresh insight and vigour to help us continue to drive forward our five year strategy.

“Jora’s experience in digital strategy and transformation will be particularly relevant as CQC develops an even more intelligence-driven approach to regulation that is able to take advantage of new technology.

“On behalf of the rest of the Board, I would like to welcome Jora to CQC and I look forward to working with him.”

Jora will serve as non-executive Board member for CQC from today (Tuesday 1 November). The appointment has been made by the Secretary of State for three years.

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Last updated:
29 May 2017

Notes to editors


Further information about CQC’s board of executive and non-executive Board members.


As a non-executive member of CQC’s Board, Jora Gill will receive £7,833 for up to three days a month.


Further information about CQC’s five-year strategy.


Jora Gill has been chief digital officer for The Economist Group since June 2014. Before joining the Group, he was a chief technology officer at Elsevier and previously chief technology officer for Standard and Poor’s.


About the Care Quality Commission

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) is the independent regulator of health and social care in England.


We make sure health and social care services provide people with safe, effective, compassionate, high-quality care and we encourage care services to improve.


We monitor, inspect and regulate services to make sure they meet fundamental standards of quality and safety and we publish what we find to help people choose care.