Lorna Maden was appointed in November 2018 as interim Director of Finance Business Partnering at the Ministry of Justice, which includes responsibility for the Legal Aid Agency.
She joined the Civil Service in the early 1990s. Previous roles include:
head of finance business partnering at HM Prisons and Probation Service (HMPPS)
regional finance and performance manager for London prisons and probation
area accountant to London prisons
head of finance at HMP Stafford
Interim Director of Finance Business Partner
The director’s responsibilities include providing business partnering support to the Ministry of Justice’s corporate services functions, policy groups, and three executive agencies – the largest of which is the Legal Aid Agency. Also, oversight of the work of the Office of the Accountant General.