Ray Long CB
Ray Long left the Civil Service in 2017 after a 40-year career which included roles as CEO of BPDTS Limited (the Government-owned private company which provides digital services to the Department for Work & Pensions), Director of Business Tax Change and Corporate Services Change in HM Revenue & Customs, Major Projects Director in HM Treasury’s Office of Government Commerce and the Cabinet Office, Programme Director for the nationwide NHS ‘Choose and Book’ service, and CEO of the Northern Ireland Business Development Service.
A Past-President of the British Computer Society, Ray now runs his own company, Ray Long Consulting Limited. He is the Junior Warden of the Information Technologists’ City Livery Company, a Non-Executive Director of Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust, and holds associate positions with Dods Training, The Open University and QI Consulting. Ray was appointed as a Companion of the Order of the Bath for services to Government and the Public Sector in the 2018 New Year’s Honours List.