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Suzanne McCarthy

Chair of the Standards Committee,
The Fundraising Regulator

Suzanne served as Immigration Services Commissioner and Chief Executive of both the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority and the Financial Services Compensation Scheme. She   served as Private Secretary to two Home Secretaries. As well as a member of the Fundraising Regulator and Chair of its Standards Committee, Suzanne is Chairman of the Fire Standards Board, the Joint Audit Panel of the Mayor’s Office of Police and Crime and the Metropolitan Police Service, Depaul UK, a national charity, and Deputy Chairman of the Valuation Advisory Service. She is a member of several boards including the Advertising Standards Authority and the Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority. Her previous Board appointments include the General Medical Council and the University of London.

  • Assessing the latest updates to the Fundraising Code and the next steps in improving public confidence in fundraising standards
  • Sharing insights on common code breaches and how charities can ensure successful compliance
  • Evaluating what ethical fundraising looks like and how charities can ensure they meet these standards