Jonathan Rees

Jonathan is a Director of Ombudsman Services, the Personal Finance Society, the Office of the Independent Adjudicator for Higher Education, and the Employers Network on Equality and Inclusion. Previously he was a Trustee of Citizens Advice, and the CA Pension Fund for six years. He had a long and varied career as a senior civil servant over 35 years, including working as an adviser to two Prime Ministers, spells in the Cabinet Office, Foreign Office, Home Office and European Commission in Brussels and five years as Director-General of the Government Equalities Office. He spent five years leading on consumer and competition policy and initiated the first review of consumer credit legislation in a generation leading to the Consumer Credit White Paper of 2004 and subsequent legislation.