Peter Schild

Non-Executive Director and Chair of the Audit and Risk Assurance Committee

Peter Schild

Peter has been a Non-Executive Director of the Health Services Safety Investigations Body (HSSIB) Board since October 2023.

Peter comes to HSSIB having most recently been the Chief Financial Officer at the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education, an arm’s length body of the Department for Education, for four years. In this role he created an award-winning corporate services team, and in 2022 was nominated by the National Audit Office for the PwC Annual Report and Accounts award.

He has had a long financial and audit career that began at J Sainsbury plc where he qualified as a Chartered Management Accountant. He moved onto BT plc where he held various senior financial management roles, before joining the Department for Work and Pensions as Deputy Finance Director responsible for finance, audit and security. Peter was then promoted to Finance Director in HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC), where he held numerous financial directorships including audit, assurance and security in his last role there.

Peter is a Fellow Chartered Management Accountant (FCMA) and Global Certified Management Accountant (GCMA).