Tim Gilling

Director, Centre for Public Scrutiny

Tim is a Director at the Centre for Public Scrutiny, an independent UK public policy charity specialising in governance, scrutiny and assurance. He delivers national governance and scrutiny programmes in England for major clients such as the Department of Health and Social Care, NHS England, Public Health England and the Care Quality Commission. Tim also has experience of local government and health issues in Scotland and Wales.

Tim is an experienced public speaker and facilitator at national, regional and local events and has given evidence to Parliamentary Select Committees. He has experience of working with councils and health bodies around integration and service reconfiguration issues and strengthening relationships between health bodies and council scrutiny. He recently published a guide for council scrutiny committees to ask about social value policy and outcomes in their areas.

As well as his public policy, local government and healthcare experience, Tim also works in the private sector, most currently in the construction and energy sectors.

Tim brings specialisms in governance, scrutiny and investigation techniques, culture change and patient and public involvement. He also brings practical experience of governance in the education and charitable sectors.