Head of Corporate Governance – Financial Reporting Council
Maureen was a civil servant for over 20 years, mostly within the different guises of the Department for Business Enterprise and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), her last position being Head of Company Law and Reporting. As part of that role she was responsible for a team who informed company law policy and supported Ministers on a number of legislative changes.
In 2017 Maureen moved on secondment to the Financial Reporting Council, working on the review of the UK Corporate Governance Code and then the introduction of the Wates Principles for Large Private Companies. In 2020 Maureen was appointed Head of Corporate Governance at the FRC, last year reviewing early adoption of the 2018 Code and this year issued a short review of AGMs.