Harry Cayton, CBE FFPH

Harry Cayton

Effective Professional Regulation:
The Link between Governance and Performance

Wednesday December 4th, The Alex Hotel, Dublin 2.
Distinguished speaker, Harry Cayton,CBE FFPH

Harry Cayton is an advisor on professional regulation and governance. He developed the principles of ‘Right-touch regulation’ which have been adopted by professional regulators around the world.

Between 2007 and 2018 he was chief executive of the Professional Standards Authority. From 2002-7 he was National Director for Patients and the Public at the Department of Health, England and before that chief executive of the Alzheimer’s Society.

He recently completed a statutory Inquiry into the Health Professions Act in British Columbia and continues as an advisor to the Ministry of Health. Other recent or current clients include, the Food & Health Administration, Hong Kong, the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency, the Office of the Superintendent of Professional Governance, British Columbia, Professional Engineers Ontario, the College and Association of Registered Nurses of Alberta, The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and the College of Early Childhood Educators, Ontario. He is an advisor to the Independent Medical Devices Safety Review, established by the Department of Health, England.

Harry Cayton has published more that fifty articles, papers and book chapters and has received a number of awards including the OBE for services to people with dementia, the CBE for services to health and regulation reform, a Fellowship Through Distinction from the Faculty of Public Health and an Outstanding Leadership Award from the World Executive Forum.