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CIPFA appoints new non-executive directors


CIPFA, the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy, is pleased to announce that Mark Lovell, Principal at the Social Assistance Partnership (TSAP) and Joe Sealy, Founding Partner at Greater Pacific Capital, have joined CIPFA as non-executive directors.
Mark Lovell has significant experience in working with the public sector in executive and non-executive capacities. In addition, he will bring extensive knowledge and experience of developing overseas markets to CIPFA.
Joe Sealy, who was previously a managing director in the Investment Banking division at Goldman Sachs, is a long standing member and passionate supporter of CIPFA. His experience in assessing investment opportunities will be invaluable for the Institute, particularly in terms of the advice it provides on public sector commercialisation.
Speaking on the appointments, Rob Whiteman, CIPFA CEO, said: “With both Mark and Joe’s experience, commitment and knowledge of the public sector, they are both superbly placed to take on this role. We very much look forward to them joining the Board and helping to drive forward CIPFA’s strategic development.
Speaking about his appointment, Mark Lovell said "It's a tremendously exciting prospect to be working with CIPFA. The Institute is uniquely placed to help governments develop stronger financial management practice. Standing up for sound public financial management and good governance globally has never been more important. I look forward to playing my part in doing that.”
Joe Sealy, after his appointment said: “There are many challenges facing the public sector today across the globe, but also many opportunities for finance teams. I was drawn to CIPFA as I believe it provides individuals with the qualifications and skills needed to manage complexity and deliver results. I am looking forward to working with CIPFA to help promote what the organisation can give to the next generation of professionals and leaders to meet the challenges they face across a diverse range of organisations globally.”
For further information please contact the CIPFA press office on T: 020 7543 5830 or E:
About CIPFA 
CIPFA, the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy, is the professional body for people in public finance. CIPFA shows the way in public finance globally, standing up for sound public financial management and good governance around the world as the leading commentator on managing and accounting for public money.