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Dame Janet Paraskeva

Non-Executive Director


Professional profile
Having begun her career as a teacher, Janet went on to work in youth and community work, establishing and becoming the first Chief Executive of the National Youth Agency and creating the European Confederation of Youth Club Organisations.

She has since served as First Civil Service Commissioner, a Non-Executive Director of the Serious and Organised Crime Agency, Chair of the Child Maintenance and Enforcement Commission and is currently Chair of the Appointments Commission for the States of Jersey.

She was made a Privy Councillor to assist in her role as a member of the Detainee Inquiry established by the Prime Minister in 2010, has been Chair of the development charity Plan UK and was Chief Executive of the Law Society from 2000 to 2006. In 2010 she became a Dame. Dame Janet was appointed as Non-Executive Director in 2018

Membership of professional bodies

Membership of Board committees

  • EPPR
  • Learning Disabilities and Forensic


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Tel: 01707 253800

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