Camilla de Bernhardt Lane
Camilla has joined CfGS on a fixed term secondment from Devon County Council, where she is the Head of Scrutiny, leading a small team to support Councillors in positive challenge. Since graduating from Sussex in Politics and International relations, she has worked across public sector organisations in scrutiny, consultation, policy and lobbying.
Camilla’s governance and review work has spanned all areas of the Council and NHS, and she was the principal health scrutiny officer at Devon for eight years. During her time in scrutiny, she has produced in excess of thirty task group review reports including notable work on problem gambling, the armed forces and health systems. Camilla has also taken the lead in the Heart of the South West joint LEP Scrutiny Committee and new and returning Councillor induction being conducted remotely during the pandemic.
Whilst working full time Camilla has completed an MSc in Policy Research from Bristol University and this year has completed her MBA and Senior Leader Qualification from Exeter University.
In her spare time, she also runs a social enterprise based on nature therapy.