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Bill Moyes


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Dr William (Bill) Moyes’ career has spanned the public and private sectors, including leadership roles in five national regulators.

Having completed a PhD in theoretical chemistry at the University of Edinburgh, Bill entered the fast-stream of the UK Civil Service in 1974. He spent 20-years in the Civil Service mainly in policy-making roles in Whitehall and in the Scottish Office.

Bill is currently Chair of the General Dental Council, which regulates the dental profession to protect the public and secure the delivery of high standards of education and training and professional practice.

Bill has extensive experience of organisational leadership at Board and senior executive level, and of the regulation of industries and professional groups.

Bill has had a wide-ranging career including:

  • Banking, funding the building of hospitals
  • Director-General of the British Retail Consortium
  • Executive Chairman of Monitor, the Independent Regulator of NHS Foundation Trusts.
  • Other board appointments including the Priory Hospital Group, the Legal Services Board and the Office of Fair Trading.