Commission, local government minister Hilary Armstrong has announced. In addition Richard Arthur and Adrienne Fresko have
been reappointed as members.
The appointments, which take effect from 1 October, have been made
Frank Dobson and Welsh secretary Ron Davies. This follows
consultation with the LGA, the TUC, the CBI, the Consultative
Committee of Accountancy Bodies, the National Association of Local
Councils, the NHS Confederation, the Healthcare Financial Management
Association and the Institute of Health Services Management.
Judy Curson is a medical doctor and is currently director of
public health and acute care in North and Mid Hampshire Health
Authority. She was formerly a consultant in public health at South
Bedfordshire Health Authority and honorary senior lecturer at the
Health Services Research Unit at the London School of Hygiene and
Richard Arthur is leader of Camden LBC.
He is a member of the policy and strategy committee of the Local
Government Association. He was head of operations for the
Commonwealth Development Finance Company and director of a venture
capital company. He is now a consultant specialising in investment
and corporate finance. He is currently a member of the commission's
district audit and best value & VFM panels.
Ms Fresko is chairman of Croydon Health Authority. She was
formerly a non-executive director of the London Ambulance Service and
was director of human resource for a European subsidiary of Citibank.
An independent human resources consultant and occupational
psychologist, she is currently chair of the commission's district
audit panel and a member of its best value & VFM, commission advisory
and strategy panels.
The post attracts a salary of£3,260 per year on the basis of a time
commitment of one day per month. This may be increased pro rata up to
a maximum time input of two days per month.