Head of Service, NHS Business Services Authority
Chris Dawson is Head of Service at NHS Pensions and is responsible for overall administration of the NHS Pensions service provided by the NHS Business Services Authority. NHS Pensions has over 1.6m actively contributing members, 980,000 pensioners and dependants, 680,000 deferred members and 9,000 contributing employers. There is £530bn in scheme liability and last year NHS Pensions processed 55,000 new awards. Chris holds an MSc in Healthcare Leadership and has diverse experience in the NHS including Urgent Care, Help with Health Costs, EHIC, Dentistry and NHS Student Services where his roles were in external relations and general management.