Clare Sullivan and Ged Nichols reappointed to HSE Board

The Minister for Social Mobility, Youth and Progression has reappointed Claire Sullivan and Ged Nichols as non-executive directors of the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) board for a further three years.

Claire and Ged both serve as employee (trades union) representatives on our tripartite Board (a board made up of employer, employee and other representatives).

Claire Sullivan has been reappointed as a non-executive director of the HSE board for another three years

Claire is Director of Employment Relations and Union Services at the Chartered Society of Physiotherapists and sits on the General Council of the Trades Union Congress (TUC), and the England NHS Social Partnership Forum.

Ged Nichols is General Secretary of the Accord union

Ged is General Secretary of the Accord union and sits on the Executive Committee, and General Council of the TUC, and is chair of the trustees of the TUC Superannuation Society Ltd.

Recruitment for new non-executive directors is an ongoing process as members come to the end of their terms.

It is managed by the Public Appointments team in the Department for Work and Pensions, our sponsor department, with involvement from our Board Chair, Sarah Newton.

Find out more about HSE’s Board members on our website.


About HSE

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is Britain’s national regulator for workplace health and safety. HSE also has added responsibilities, such as becoming the appointed Building Safety Regulator. We prevent work-related death, injury and ill health through regulatory actions that range from influencing behaviours across whole industry sectors through to targeted interventions on individual businesses. These activities are supported by globally recognised scientific expertise.
HSE is an Executive Non-Departmental Public Body sponsored by the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP).