Governance & Financial Management panel


The Governance & Financial Management Panel focuses on both governance and financial management principles across public services.

The panel provides guidance on good practice and develops leading edge tools to improve both the overall approach and specific aspects of governance and financial management.

Role of the panel

Terms of Reference

Contact us

Address your queries and feedback to Milan Palmer, Policy Support Officer. 

What's going on?

Vacancies - Governance and Financial Management Panel

Financial management, sustainability and resilience are at the core of public sector finance following a number of years of continued reduced resources. Good governance is also vital.  Do you want to be at the core of CIPFA’s work on supporting the sector on these key parts of accountability?

Brian Roberts CIPFA past president has been recently appointed to Chair the CIPFA Governance and Financial Management Panel.  With Brian’s appointment the vital work of the Panel is being relaunched and CIPFA is recruiting for new members of the Panel to assist with this.  The Panel is particularly seeking volunteers with experience in health, police and charities and is also looking for members with international experience.

This Panel is integral to CIPFA’s work on Governance and Financial Management which will include the internationalisation of CIPFA’s new Financial Management Code and making the Code applicable across the public sector.  It is also responsible for responding to initiatives to strengthen governance and financial management in public services.

If you think that you could be the ideal candidate, send your brief letter of application together with your CV to by 31 July 2020.

Meetings & Minutes

The panel meets three times a year.