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Noel Gordon

Chairman at NHS Digital
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Noel is Chairman of the NHS Digital Board, as well as Chair of the Talent, Remuneration and Management Committee. He is also non-executive director of NHS England and Chair of Healthcare UK’s Advisory Board. He was formerly a member of the Life Sciences Industrial Strategy Board, the Accelerated Access Review and Chair of NHS England’s Specialised Services Commissioning Committee.

Outside of the NHS, Noel serves as a non-executive director on the board of the Payments Systems Regulator.

Previously an economist and a banker, Noel spent most of his career in consultancy. He was Global Managing Director of the Banking Industry Practice at Accenture from 1996 until his retirement in 2012 and before that a partner in Booz Allen & Hamilton based in both London and New York.

He has extensive practical experience of restructuring complex organisations across technology and business cycles and driving fundamental innovations in transforming industries through big data, analytics, mobile and digital technologies.