Our Board

Our Board

The CILEx Regulation Board has overall responsibility for our strategy, performance and management. There are currently five seats on the Board, with a lay majority. The three lay members include the lay Chair. The other 2 professional members are Chartered Legal Executives.

The Board meets several times a year to oversee and direct the work of CILEx Regulation. One professional and one lay member have joint lead responsibility for oversight of Practitioner and Entity Authorisation and Supervision and for Education and Standards.  The other professional and lay member have joint lead responsibility for oversight of Enforcement, Consumer and Stakeholder Engagement, promotion of Equality and Diversity, and Governance.

Our Chair focuses on overall strategy and on finance.

Sam Younger - Chair

Sam is Senior Independent Director of the Advertising Standards Authority and Chair of Voluntary Service Overseas. Previously, he had a 20-year career in the BBC, where he was Managing Director of the BBC World Service. He was subsequently Director General of the British Red Cross, inaugural Chair of the Electoral Commission and Chief Executive of the Charity Commission for England and Wales. He was appointed CBE in 2008. 

Lead responsibility for strategy and finance.

Sam Younger, CILEx Regulation Board Chair

David Gilbertson - Board member

David is a former Deputy Assistant Commissioner at Scotland Yard and was one of HM Assistant Inspectors of Constabulary at the Home Office, reviewing the performance of police forces across England and Wales. In the 2001 New Year Honours list he was awarded the Queens Police Medal for ‘Distinguished Service’.

Joint Lead for Practitioner and Entity Authorisation and Supervision, and for Education and Standards.

David Gilbertson

Harvey Sandercock - Board member

Harvey is a Chartered Legal Executive member of the Board. He has worked in private practice for over 20 years specialising in civil litigation and personal injury litigation. He is currently working as an independent consultant to a leading insurance company. Harvey also sits on the governing body for his children's school.

Joint Lead for Practitioner and Entity Authorisation and Supervision, and for Education and Standards.

Harvey Sandercock

Luisa Fulci - Board member

Luisa has 20 years’ corporate commercial experience with significant P&L responsibility and is currently Director of Regulated Products at Royal Mail responsible for consumer and wholesale services. Luisa has a proven track record of delivering major change initiatives and developing customer centric marketing strategies within complex and regulated environments. Luisa is member of the Consumer and Network Access Royal Mail executive team.

Joint Lead for Enforcement, Consumer and Stakeholder Engagement, promotion of Equality and Diversity, and Governance.

Luisa Fulci
Andrew Donovan - Board member

Andrew is a Chartered Legal Executive member of the board. He previously practised civil litigation in private practice before moving into professional regulation in 2007. Andrew brings over 7 years’ experience working in policy development, legal compliance and enforcement for a large legal services regulator. He has significant expertise in the Legal Services Act 2007, professional conduct, public law, information compliance and online learning. Andrew also sits as a fee-paid Judge and is a lay panellist of the Medical Practitioners Tribunal Service. Andrew currently works for the Compliance Office, providing training and consultancy to SRA regulated lawyers and law firms.

Joint Lead for Enforcement, Consumer and Stakeholder Engagement, promotion of Equality and Diversity, and Governance.

 Andrew Donovan







Strategy

Our three-year rolling Strategy 2018-2020 can be downloaded here.

> Download the Strategy

Board Register of Interests

Our Board member register of interests can be downloaded here.

>Download the Register of Interests

Attendance At Meetings

Our Board member attendance at 2017 meetings can be downloaded here.

>Download Attendance at Meetings 2017

Regulatory Costs

Our costs in 2017 can be downloaded here:

>Download statement of regulatory costs in 2017