Sir Andrew Foster

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"In 2006 Sir Andrew Foster produced a report "Realising the Potential" in which he made recommendations led to the 157 Group being established. Sir Andrew Foster has had a long career in public service. He served as Chief Executive of the Audit Commission for England and Wales between 1992 and 2003, and was previously Deputy Chief Executive of the NHS and Director of Social Services for North Yorkshire County Council. He is currently Deputy Chairman of the Royal Bank of Canada and serves on the boards of a number of listed companies. Sir Andrew was recently appointed to lead an independent review into the Government's Building Colleges for the Future programme, having lead two previous reviews into further education and the future of athletics. He was knighted for his work in health and government services in 2001." [1]

"dep chief exec NHS Mgmnt Exec 1991-92, controller Audit Commission 1992-2003, dep chm RBC 2003-, chair Further Educn Review Gp for Sec of State for Educn 2005, chm 2020 Public Servs Cmmn 2008-; non-exec dir: National Express Gp plc 2004-, Nestor Healthcare Gp 2004-, Liberata 2004-06, Prudential Health Ltd 2004-; non-exec dir Sport England 2003-09; chm: Athletics Review Gp 2004, Cwlth Games England 2007-, Capital Prog in FE Review 2009, Intercity Express Prog Review 2010". [1]

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  1. Patrons, 157 Group, accessed May 8, 2015.