David Pearson CBE
Chair of the Board, EC Quality
David is the Chair of the Board of TEC Quality a Community Interest Company whose role is to promote standards of quality and cost effectiveness of technology in health and social care across the UK. David is also the Independent Non-Executive Chair of the Nottingham and Nottinghamshire Integrated Health and Care System. He is the Chair of the Advisory Board of the NIHR (National Institute for Health Research) School for Social Care Research. He was the Director of Adult Social Care and Health for 14 years and the Deputy Chief Executive for 10 years with Nottinghamshire County Council. He retired from the County Council in January 2019. David has wide experience of leadership at a local, national and regional level in care and health and wider public services. He is a Past President of the Association Directors of Adult Social Services in England and continues to act as an advisor to the government on social care and health reform. He was appointed by the Government in November 2017 to be an independent advisor on the Social Care Green Paper in England. On an independent basis he advises a number of organisations and leaders across the country. David was awarded a CBE in in 2016 and was presented with an Honorary Doctorate by Nottingham Trent University in recognition of his significant and lasting contribution to social work and social care.