Sir Tony Redmond joins the Board with a wealth of experience in financial stewardship and administration.

Until November 2010 he held posts of Chief Executive for some twenty three years in a range of organisations, most recently as Chairman and Chief Executive of Commission for Local Administration in England as well as Local Government Ombudsman.

Prior to that he was Chief Executive of the London Borough of Harrow, Finance Director of Knowsley Metropolitan Borough Council, Treasurer of Merseyside Police Authority and Chief Accountant of Liverpool City Council. He is also Honorary Treasurer for the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA).

He was elected to the Board of Trustees of UNICEF UK in July 2011.