Shona joined the Department for Education in August 2013. She joined the civil service in 1995 and has held a wide range of policy roles in housing, land use, planning and regeneration at the Department of the Environment. She also worked in the Cabinet Office and was Director of Planning and Director of Fire and Resilience at the Department for Communities and Local Government.
Previous roles in government
Director General, Education Standards
- 2013 to 2016