Jonathan Rees

Jonathan is a Director of Ombudsman Services, the Personal Finance Society and the Employers Network on Equality and Inclusion as well as a Trustee of Citizens Advice, and the CA Pension Fund. He had a long and varied career as a senior civil servant over 35 years, including working as adviser to two Prime Ministers, spells in the Cabinet Office, Foreign 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.