Matthew Campbell-Hill was appointed as a Non-Executive Director at the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) in June 2019. He became a non-executive board member at the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport in July 2016.
Matthew is a technology and media consultant with a special interest in emerging technology use and public engagement. Also competing internationally for GB in Wheelchair Fencing, Matthew has worked across the public, private, academic and third sectors in marketing/sales, media and technology.
Previously a Non-Executive Director of the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA), Matthew was also an Independent Board Member of the National Information Board (NIB), developing the strategic priorities for data and technology in the NHS, and Chair of the Government Triennial Review of UK Anti-Doping. His current roles include a Senior Fellowship at the University of Birmingham, College of Medical and Dental Sciences; Strategy and Governance Board member and Chair of the Public Steering Group for Push Doctor (the largest digital health provider in Europe); Senior Advisor to IESO Digital Health; Senior Advisor to ZPB Associates; and Anaesthesia Section Council Member for the Royal Society of Medicine.
Matthew was an inaugural member of the Medical Technologies Advisory Committee (MTAC) for the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE), creating national advice for the NHS on the adoption of approximately 300 emerging and novel medical technologies. He has advised on other NICE programmes, including the Technology Appraisals programme reviewing approximately 50 pharmaceuticals, and advised on the development of the rapid review process for medical mobile apps. Matthew has worked with multiple Medical Royal Colleges and as a broadcast journalist for the BBC.
A former Trustee/Director of Cornwall Mobility, one of the oldest and largest dedicated mobility organisations in Europe, Matthew is a keen philanthropist, having co-founded the ‘Mentors DEN Community Interest Company’ (a business mentoring service for disabled and disadvantaged entrepreneurs) and recently founded 'Ted’s Light CIC' working with vulnerable young people entering emergency foster care.
He is a successful sportsman having competed Internationally for Great Britain for 5 years in Wheelchair Fencing, winning two World Cup Medals, including as Captain of the Men’s Sabre Team. Outside his own sport he is a keen supporter of motorsport, rugby, cricket and football.
Prior to his spinal injury, Matthew was a successful classical singer, and in 2001 part of the choir that recorded the double gold-disk selling, “The Armed Man: A Mass For Peace” classical album.