Gove appoints new board members – including Taskforce Trustee

The Secretary of State for Education, Michael Gove, has announced the appointment of four new non-executive members to the Department for Education Board, as part of a drive to improve governance across Whitehall. The Board, chaired by the Secretary of State, provides strategic leadership of the Department, focusing on performance and the delivery of DfE’s priorities.

One of these appointments is Anthony Salz, Executive Vice-Chairman of Rothschild (lead non-executive member). On taking up this new role Anthony will step down from as Co-Chair of the Education and Employers Taskforce Trustees.

The four new appointees – drawn from both the private and public sectors – will join the ministerial team, Permanent Secretary and the heads of the Department’s four directorates.

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