PDMS are delighted to announce that Managing Director, Chris Gledhill has been elected onto the techUK Public Services Board.

Chris joins a growing community of SME tech companies on the board, following an expression of interest invitation to all 350+ members.

The aim of the Public Sector Board is to bring together senior leaders from the UK technology industry, to campaign and represent interests on behalf of the industry and to develop a campaign agenda ahead of the 2015 General Elections. The composition of the board includes a mixture of large, medium and small companies, ensuring that the views of the industry are fully represented.

The Board's mission is also to enhance engagement with government and stakeholders and to demonstrate the high value of technology to the public sector. This will also include inspiring and fulfilling short term deliverables and supporting techUK.

Commenting on the appointment Chris commented, "I was really delighted to receive the news that I had been selected to the Public Services Board for techUK. It is a great honour to represent the wider industry in the UK and actively contribute to the programme's activities. I believe that we need to ensure that the relationships between the public sector, SME's and the larger suppliers and SI's are all properly aligned to ensure we are making the most of each parties respective capabilities and delivering both innovation and value for money."

Board members will meet four times a year and will be involved in a contact programme for the position period, commencing in September 2014 until September 2015.

PDMS would like to congratulate the other newly elected board members: Leon Tong (Director, BrightLemon), David Worsell (Director, GovDelivery Europe), Alastair Mitchell (CEO, Huddle), Roger Haddon (Managing Director, Knowledge Powered Solutions), Peter Robbins (Managing Director, Proband), Carlos Oliveira (Managing Director, Shaping Cloud) and Phil Dawson (CEO, Skyscape Cloud Services).