Qualifications and career

  • Jurisprudence at Oxford University
  • Qualified as a solicitor at a City of London firm
  • Assistant registrar general and lecturer at the Post Graduate school of Law (Kenya)
  • Eight years at the National Council for Voluntary Organisations, with latter years as head of the Legal and Governance department 
  • Partner at Sinclair Taylor and Martin, specialising in charity law
  • Worked internationally providing technical assistance and training on NGO Law in a number of countries, mainly in the Commonwealth
  • Joined the Charity Commission as a Legal Commissioner, 2003
  • Joined BWB as a consultant, 2008

Pro bono, membership and appointments

  • Guest Lecturer in charity law at Cass Business School
  • Member of the executive committee of the Charity Law Association for many years and has written and spoken extensively on charity law issues
  • Served on the boards of several charities and not-for-profit organisations
  • Currently on the board of Dance United, the International Center for Not for Profit Law, a community foundation and a small theatre company