The Constitution Society is delighted to announce that Clare Salters has joined its board of trustees. Clare is a former senior civil servant with particular experience working on constitutional issues and Northern Ireland. She is a panel member at the Judicial Appointments Commission, a member of the Infected Blood Inquiry’s Expert Group on Public Health and Administration and the trustee of several charities.
Prior to leaving the civil service, Clare was EU Exit Lead at the Northern Ireland Office (NIO), advising on constitutional and political issues relating to the Good Friday Agreement. Before this, she was Chief Executive of the Civil Service Commission, with responsibility for ethical standards and regulating central government appointments. Earlier in her career, Clare was Deputy Secretary to the Iraq Inquiry and Deputy Director of Constitutional Policy and Liaison at the Northern Ireland Office. From the mid 1990s, she was involved in supporting the negotiation and implementation of the Good Friday Agreement.
Alongside her current roles with the Judicial Appointments Commission and the Infected Blood Inquiry, Clare is a member of the Nursing and Midwifery Council’s Appointments Board, a trustee of the Music of Life Foundation, Hounslow Music Service, and the charity Reach, where she is Chair of the Board of Trustees. She also works as a music tutor, specialising in inclusion.
Clare joins Tom Hickman, Andrew Kennon, David Mundy, Sebastian Payne and Alison Young on The Constitution Society’s board.