UKPHR announces appointment of a new Chief Executive


The UKPHR Board is delighted to announce that Jessica Lichtenstein will be the new Chief Executive of the UK Public Health Register. Starting a 12 month secondment in October, Jessica will replace Marcial Boo who is moving to the Equality and Human Rights Commission. Jessica has a long track record in health regulation, most recently as assistant director at the General Medical Council (GMC). Jessica is a part of the GMC’s senior leadership team, is an equality and diversity champion, has published work and advises others on health education.

 Andrew Jones, Chair of UKPHR said

‘Jessica will be a fantastic addition to our team and help us to continue to support and improve the regulation of public health professionals. I look forward to working together to further developing UKPHR over this next period.  I also wish to thank Marcial for the important contribution that he has made to UKPHR during his time with us and wish him the very best in his new role.’