Stephen Hay joined the DCLG board in May 2009 and chairs DCLG’s Audit and Risk Committee.
His portfolio of financial experience is wide ranging and includes mergers and acquisitions, due diligence for initial public offerings and risk assessment. A qualified chartered accountant, Stephen previously worked as a director at KPMG, where he advised boards of corporate and private equity houses.
He is currently Chief Operating Officer at Monitor, the independent regulator of NHS foundation trusts, responsible for the authorisation, compliance and intervention teams.
The DCLG board’s role is to advise and support ministers on the operational implications and effectiveness of policy proposals and help turn policy from ideas into actions and results.
Part of DCLG’s leadership team, non-executive board members help with that task.