David Jones joined the Charity Commission as Director of Corporate Services in April 2015. A Chartered Accountant, David was previously Head of Finance at Ordnance Survey, and prior to that, held senior positions in the Environment Agency. He spent his early career in the City. David has a specific leadership role in and management responsibility for the Commission’s Taunton office.
Director of Corporate Services
The Director of Corporate Services is accountable for supporting the Accounting Officer (Chief Executive Officer) in the effective management of the commission’s resources, ensuring that it runs smoothly, efficiently and economically, achieving value for money for the taxpayer.
The commission aims for excellence in the way that it leads and develops its people, manages our finances, runs its estates, utilises technology and continually changes and improves.
Ensuring that the commission’s standards and ‘control environment’ meet the high expectations placed on a publicly funded body, and that the commission is properly equipped and enabled so it can deliver effectively, the Director of Corporate Services is responsible for:
- business assurance
- human resources
- information and communication technology (ICT)
- internal communication
- projects including the commission’s transformation programme