Panel Member Non-Executive Director

Sarah Chambers

Sarah Chambers



Sarah was appointed Panel Member Non-Executive Director of the CMA in October 2016, having been a Panel Member of the CMA (and previously the Competition Commission), and of its communications and utility panel, since 2013.

She is also:

  • Member of the Qualifications Committee of the Bar Standards Board
  • Panel Member of the Judicial Appointments Commission
  • Chair of the Applications Panel of the Renewable Energy Consumer Code
  • Member of the Civil Aviation Authority Consumer Panel

Previous career highlights include:

  • Chief Executive, Postal Services Commission
  • Director of Consumer & Competition Policy, Department of Business Innovation & Skills
  • Director of Renewable Energy, Department of Energy & Climate Change

Panel Member Non-Executive Director

Panel Member Non-Executive Directors of the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) board play an important role in providing leadership and direction to the organisation, working with the chair and chief executive.

As board members, they are also responsible for:

  • setting the organisation’s strategic direction and policy framework
  • developing priorities
  • monitoring performance against its objectives
  • ensuring the good running and independence of the panel system
  • making decisions on Market Investigation References