Professor David Sines was recently Pro Vice Chancellor and Executive Dean and Professor of Community Health Care Nursing at the Faculty of Society and Health at Buckinghamshire New University. He held previous roles as Executive Dean for the Faculty of Health & Social Care at London South Bank University and as Head of School of Health Sciences at the University of Ulster. David obtained his PhD in social policy from the University of Southampton in 1993 and has held four Secretary of State appointments, including appointments to the UKCC and NMC. He has been a Governor of three NHS Foundation Trusts in London. He recently held an Honorary Appointment with Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust as Associate Director of Nursing. He is a Fellow of the RCN and received a CBE in the 2010 Queen’s Birthday Honours List for ‘Services to Health Care’. David was a Non-Executive Director with the Central London NHS Community Healthcare Trust and an Associate Non Executive Director with Buckinghamshire NHS Hospitals Trust until 2021. David has been appointed as Emeritus Professor of Community Healthcare and Provost (Health and Social Care) at Buckinghamshire New University and is an independent workforce advisor to HEE in London. He is an Honorary Vice President to the Northern Ireland Charity – People and Professionals for Autism (PAPA) and is a Patron to CHOICE Support in London. David is a Trustee with The Burdett Nursing Trust and was appointed as Independent Executive Chair and Registrar of the Joint Council for Cosmetic Practitioners in January 2016 following a three year appointment with Health Education England where he led the national review on education and training standards for the non-surgical sector in England. He has maintained a lifelong commitment to governance and public protection.