NMC appoints Helen Herniman, new director of Resources and Technology Services

Published on 16 August 2021

Find out more about Helen

Helen joined us last month as interim director and has quickly settled into the role. She joins us as a Chartered Accountant with several years’ experience leading finance and corporate service teams across a wide range of organisations, including at the Solicitors Regulation Authority and the Law Society in England and Wales.#

Following a full recruitment process she has now been permanently appointed to the position.

Commenting on her appointment, Helen said:

“I’m absolutely delighted to be appointed as Director for RTS. In line with the organisation’s values, the recruitment process gave me and a variety of NMC colleagues the opportunity to ensure that I was a good fit for the organisation, and that it was a good fit for me. There is a busy resources and technology services agenda ahead and I look forward to working with colleagues to deliver something great for the NMC.”

Andrea Sutcliffe, NMC Chief Executive and Registrar, said:

“Helen impressed the interview panel with her experience and expertise, but also how her approach resonated with our values to be fair, kind, ambitious and collaborative. She will be a great asset to the executive team, the directorate and the wider organisation. I’d like to welcome Helen on board permanently and wish her the best of luck in her role.”


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