Interim Director of Governance, Policy and Legal

Public Policy

Starfish Search are working with an independent regulatory body to recruit an Interim Director of Governance, Policy and Legal. The focus of the role will be to lead and deliver corporate policy and governance, acting as company secretary to the Board and providing legal advice to the Board and CEO, as required.


You Will:

  • Identify and deliver strategic and regulatory policy, and governance priorities
  • Provide written and oral reports as required, contributing to organisation-wide operational and strategic development
  • Provide company secretarial support to the Chief Executive in the form of managing Board arrangements, appraisals, training and self-evaluation, overseeing governance and transparency arrangements, annual reporting and accounts
  • Provide advice on regulatory issues and ensure compliance with Companies House requirements
  • Co-ordinate and support the recruitment of new non-executive Directors and oversee their induction
  • Provide legal advice to members of the Board and Executive Team as appropriate


You Will Have:

  • Previous experience of corporate governance or compliance management
  • Senior management track record including management of staff and operational delivery of functions
  • Experience of working in the consumer and the public interest, especially if gained within a regulatory or professional body
  • Ability to present complex ideas and recommendations clearly, concisely and persuasively both orally and in writing at all levels


This role is running for a period of 6-months, it is a hybrid role, predominantly remote with a requirement to attend offices in Bedfordshire and other meetings as required. The salary equivalent for this role is £70,000 but the client will consider a day rate option.