Edward Smith, PwC global strategy leader for assurance, has joined Young on the board, along with Dr Beverley Malone general secretary, Royal College of Nursing.
Alan Johnson, minister for lifelong learning, further and higher education, said: ‘The new members bring a wide range of experience to the HEFCE board, in strategic and critical thinking, and also an interest and understandings of the mechanisms of the higher education sector.’
HEFCE was founded in 1992 and assumed responsibility for funding higher education a year later, succeeding the Universities Funding Council and the Polytechnics and Colleges Funding Council.
Dennis Layton takes up the position on April 1 and will contribute to the firm’s goal of becoming the leading global professional services organisation by 2020
Richard Cartwright becomes the new head, taking over from incumbent head of office David Lemon
Brian Burke, business development director, has moved within the firm to 'develop Quantuma’s networks with Sussex professional firms'
Stephen Mills joins the Manchester office from IBM, where he spent 12 years as an associate partner in the data, analytics and cognitive consulting group