Catherine Doran appointed as non-executive director

Published on Friday, 16 December 2011 11:15
Posted by Scott Buckler

The Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs has appointed Catherine Doran as a non-executive director to the Department

Catherine Doran is Chief Information Officer (CIO) at Royal Mail Group. She is a Non-Executive Director for BQF and also a member of the CIO Board for eSkills UK.

Catherine has over 30 years of experience of working in Information Technology in a number of different sectors. Prior to Royal Mail she was CIO for Network Rail, BT Retail and Capital One (Europe).  

The appointment of new non-executive directors was one of a number of changes announced by the Government in May 2010 to ensure that expertise from outside Government continues to help departments become more business-like.

The Supervisory Board is chaired by the Secretary of State and meets regularly, bringing together ministers, senior officials and non-executive directors. The non-executives will provide advice; supporting, as well as challenging, the Ministerial and management teams on issues such as performance, the operational or delivery implications of policy proposals, and on the effective management of the Department


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