Monday, 27 April 2009

Defence. Investment Appraisal Board (IAB)

(extract from 2001 document - link above)
The Investment Appraisal Board is responsible for central scrutiny of equipment requirements, major capital works and Information Technology projects. It makes recommendations to Ministers on the procurement of major defence equipment.

The IAB is
  • chaired by the Chief Scientific Adviser (MoD CSA) and includes
  • the Vice Chief of the Defence Staff (VCDS),
  • 2nd Permanent Secretary (2PS),
  • Chief of Defence Procurement (CDP) and
  • Chief of Defence Logistics (CDS), reflecting the key Departmental stakeholders.

Professor Mark Welland FRS FREng busy in his new role as MOD Chief Scientific Adviser.