The CfGS team

CfGS has a core team, complemented by expert associates who work on our behalf across the UK. CfGS’s trustees oversee governance, provide strategic advice and ensure compliance with our charity and company obligations.

Ed Hammond - Acting Chief Executive

Ed is our Acting Chief Executive, leading on our research programme as well as delivering reviews of governance and scrutiny for our public and private sector clients, with a particular focus on our core work in local government. Ed leads CfGS’s thinking on the improvement and development of governance in ...

Lord Bob Kerslake - Chair

Lord Kerslake is the Chair of the Centre for Governance and Scrutiny. A former Head of the Civil Service, Lord Kerslake led the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) from November 2010, stepping down in February 2015. Prior to this, he was the first Chief Executive of the Homes ...

Team

Team

Don Massey

Team

Ian Parry

Associate

Paul Cutler

Associate

Ed Davie

Associate

Lisa Smart

Associate

Dr Dave McKenna

Associate

Tony Jackson

Associate

Sunita Sharma

Trustees