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Trevor Single

Telecare Services Association
Chief Executive

Trevor Single worked for over 30 years in a variety of posts in Central Government, with the Department of Trade and Industry (now BIS), heading up a number of policy and legislative initiatives, and with regular engagement with Ministers and other key stakeholders. His work included directing the UK’s first major reform of consumer credit legislation for over 30 years, and leading the UK delegation for three years  in work with the European Commission  and member states on the development of a new Consumer Credit European Directive in Brussels. Trevor’s final post in DTI was heading the Department’s Business Relations team responsible for supporting the UK defence equipment manufacturers to bring added value to the UK economy and their work within the Whitehall environment.


Trevor left the DTI in 2006 and joined Choose Independence in providing telecare consultancy advice and support. This included working with the Telecare Services Association on revising its Telecare Code of Practice that was launched in 2009.


He joined the TSA as its CEO in June 2010.