Profile of Reverend Prebendary Professor Gina Radford

Board Member Health and Safety Executive

Gina Radford

Gina is a part time Vicar in rural Devon looking after two villages on the edge of Dartmoor, a job she began in June 2019.

She trained as a doctor, and has had a long history in public health at local, national and international levels. Prior to her current role she was Deputy Chief Medical Officer for England, which included advising and influencing Ministers, key officials, professionals and the public. She was a regular speaker at conferences and with the media. She also has considerable experience both at developing national policy and strategy, and also implementation.

During the pandemic Gina has been advising the Church of England nationally on its response to COVID-19; and has been working with government on specific aspects of its response. She was a member of Operation Talla Ethics Committee supporting the police response.

When not working her hobbies include walking (and running) with her collie dog, riding, being outdoors and reading.

Register of interests

Interest Category Involvement
1 Companies, partnerships, trusts or other bodies of which you are a paid employee. Church of England
2 Companies and organisations in which you or your family or close associates:
a) has/have a controlling interest, or Nil
b) is/ are a Director or Partner, or Nil
c) has/have shares or securities with a nominal value of more than £25,000 or one hundredth of the total issues share capital, and Nil
d) could be involved in the supply of goods or services to, or have business dealings with the HSE Nil
3 Non-profit making organisations (eg charities, housing associations) where you or your close family are Trustees, or on the Committee of Management or other controlling body and which might receive grants, carry out activities designed to promote or develop the organisation, or have other significant dealings with the HSE Trustee:
Eden Cottages Trust
St Luke’s College Foundation
Devon Community Foundation Board
National FASD
Marjan University
4 Any land or property in which a member has a direct interest and is clearly within HSE's sphere of activities. Nil
5 Membership of local authorities, health authorities and trusts, the Magistrates Bench, and relevant voluntary sector bodies. Nil


Updated 2022-01-20