NEBOSH welcomes new trustees to the Board

Tuesday, 22 November 2022

NEBOSH is delighted to welcome two new members to its Board of Trustees.

David Phillips and Jon Fundrey bring to our Board a wide range of expertise that will support NEBOSH as we continue to enable and inspire the world of work to be a healthier and safer place.

David brings a wealth of experience, including strategic management of an awarding body and in leading large organisations. Jon will take up the position of Audit and Risk Chair, bringing to the role extensive experience in finance, IT and large scale change programmes.

The new Trustees:

David Phillips

David has been with City and Guilds since 2016 and is a Managing Director at City & Guilds, responsible for leading the City & Guilds Awarding Organisation. He also leads City & Guilds growing End Point Assessment (EPA) business.

David is a member of the St Martin’s Group, which is a membership organisation created to support the UK economy by fostering a sustainable, quality-focused and employer-led apprenticeship and skills system. He is also a Board Director of the National Land Based College (NLBC), an organisation focused on improving the workforce skills in land based industries.

David has spent the majority of his career in education, working in companies that serve and partner with schools, colleges and training providers. He is passionate about working in the education and training sector and enjoys supporting others develop and grow.

Prior to City & Guilds, David worked at Emap Business Communications Ltd and RM plc before spending 10 years working at Pearson.

Jon Fundrey (Audit and Risk Chair)

Jon Fundrey is the Director for Finance, Operations and Digital and member of the Executive Team and Board at the Government Legal Department, joining in May 2022.

Prior to this role, Jon enjoyed six years as the Chief Operating Officer at the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA), taking a leading role in their transformation programme to become a standalone regulator after EU exit. During the height of the Covid19 pandemic he was seconded to the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) for six months as joint Finance Director to support the Covid response.

Previous roles include Financial Controller at the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) – including a stint as interim Director General of Finance – and Financial Controller at HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC), where he started his civil service career. Whilst at HMRC, he owned its shared services operations as well as the Government Banking service, following the Bank of England's withdrawal from banking services.

Prior to being a Civil Servant, Jon spent twenty-five years in the private sector in a range of senior finance, IT and global programme management roles. This included a 17 year period at the BOC Group Plc – a FTSE40 company which had a strong safety culture.
Jon is currently a Non Executive Member at the Audit Risk and Assurance Committee at Lincoln’s Inn in London – founded in 1422 and to which barristers of England and Wales belong and are called to the Bar.