Planning, Governance and Compliance

Ms Katie Ghose

Member appointed by by Council (first appointed: September 2015 for a first term until 31 July 2018, re-appointed for a second term from 1 August 2018 until 31 July 2021).

Katie Ghose is currently Chief Executive of the Electoral Reform Society, where she has been a prominent commentator on a number of initiatives including reform of the House of Lords.

A barrister by training, she was previously the Director of the British Institute of Human Rights and prior to this held a number of roles in the charity sector. These included Parliamentary and Campaigns Manager for Age Concern England, Campaigns Manager for the Child Accident Prevention Trust and Parliamentary Liaison Officer for Citizens Advice.

Katie is currently a Director of US organisation Fair Vote, and has been a trustee of human rights charities such as Stonewall, Bail for Immigration Detainees and Asylum Aid.

Member of the following committee:

Strategic Performance and Resources Committee