John Lakin



John is currently an independent management consultant and a non-executive board member of CAFCASS, where he is Chair of the Performance Committee and Vice Chair of the Audit and Risk Assurance Committee. Prior to this John was at PwC for 23 years where he was a partner, Head of Education Consulting and Head of Public Sector Policy, Research and Economics.

Appointed: September 2017 Term ends: September 2020

Register of interest are disclosed here.


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