Dr Anna van der Gaag holds regulatory roles in the health, social care and legal sectors and has a particular interest in how regulators can be proactive in the prevention of harm.
Formerly Chair of the Health and Care Professions Council, she is a non-executive director at Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust and the Kent Surrey and Sussex Academic Health Science Network.
She is also a founding member of the Q Community, a quality improvement network led by the Health Foundation.
Anna has a strong research background and contributes to research in regulation internationally as well as in the UK.
She was awarded the CBE for services to health and care in 2015.