James Heath

Chief Executive
National Infrastructure Commission

James Heath joined the Commission as Chief Executive in May 2020. Prior to this, he served as Director of Digital Infrastructure at the Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS).

James led DCMS through the Future Telecoms Infrastructure Review and Telecoms Supply Chain Review, and had overall responsibility for broadband, mobile and telecoms security policy, and the Government’s 5G Trials & Testbed Programme.

Before joining DCMS in 2017, he was Director of Policy at the BBC.

James Heath