Reappointment of Caroline Corby as board member of Cafcass

The Secretary of State has reappointed Caroline Corby as board member of the Children and Family Court Advisory and Support Service (Cafcass) for a period of 2 years from 1 December 2020 to 30 November 2022.

Cafcass was created under the Criminal Justice and Court Services Act 2000. The body safeguards and promotes the welfare of children involved in family court proceedings.

Caroline Corby worked in the city for 13 years specialising in private equity where she also served on a number of private sector boards across a range of industries. In 2007 she joined the Board of London Probation Trust (LPT) and she served as Chair of LPT from 2012 to 2014.

In addition to her role at Cafcass, Caroline is Chair of the Parole Board for England and Wales and a Non-Executive Director of One Housing (a housing association based in the South East) and JML (a consumer products business). In addition, she chairs Fitness to Practice Panels for the Nursing and Midwifery Council.

The Commissioner for Public Appointments regulates the appointment of board members to Cafcass and the recruitment process must follow the Governance Code on Public Appointments.

This reappointment has been made in line with the Code.

Caroline Corby has not declared any political activity.

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