New Non-Executive Board Member appointed for the Single Source Regulations Office (SSRO), which provides independent, expert leadership in the regulation of single source defence contracts

Single Source Regulations Office

May 18
14:24 2023

Roy Barker will assume the post on 1 June 2023. Roy has a track record of leadership in delivery, sales and commercial roles in UK businesses including Aquila Air Traffic Management Services Ltd, Thales UK Ltd and Fujitsu Services Ltd, providing services to public and private sector organisations.

SSRO Chair, Hannah Nixon welcomed the new appointment:

I very much look forward to working with Roy in his new role of Non-Executive Board Member of the SSRO. Roy brings deep sector knowledge of defence and outsourced services which will be invaluable as we support industry and the MOD, now and as the reforms to the regulatory framework set out in the MODs 2022 Command Paper are implemented in Spring 2024.

MOD Sponsor for SSRO, Tara Usher said:

I am delighted that Roy Barker is joining the SSRO. The SSRO has a fundamental role to play working with the MOD and the Defence industry, in pursuit of the Governments strategic aims and objectives for single source procurementThe SSRO was founded under the Defence Reform Act in 2014. It is an executive non-departmental public body that plays a central role in helping Government to achieve efficient delivery of those defence contracts that are not competitively tendered, whilst ensuring suppliers can earn a f

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