David Behan, CBE

Chief Executive, Care Quality Commission

David Behan has been Chief Executive of the CQC since 2012.

He was previously Director General for Local Government, Social Care and Care Partnerships at the Department of Health. Prior to this he was President of the Association of Directors of Adult Social Services and Chief Inspector at the Commission for Social Care Inspection.

From 1996 to 2003 David was the Director of Adult Social Services in the London Borough of Greenwich.