Common Purpose penetration of Civil Service

Downloaded information on the Civil Service Commissioners. Please note Janet Paraskeva a senior Common Purpose operative and colleague of Julia Middleton. Note also the heavy influence of international banks and big business, both highly favoured by Common Purpose. How can these Commissioners be impartial in their duties when they have such a huge number of personal duties and connections. Please also see Mary Jo Jacobi who is on the BIlderberger list and is connected with Sir David Bell also Common Purpose. and:

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The Civil Service Commissioners are:

Janet Paraskeva (Common Purpose)

Sir Michael Aaronson,

Mark Addison,

James Boyle,

Dame Alexandra Burslem,

Janet Gaymer CBE,

Mary Jo Jacobi,

Bernard Knight,

John MacAuslan,

Alastair Macdonald CB,

Elizabeth McMeikan,

Anthea Millett,

Stella Pantelides,

Ranjit Sondhi,

Christopher Stephens,

Libby Watkins

Janet Paraskeva

Janet Paraskeva became the First Commissioner on 1 January 2006.

She was the Law Society’s Chief Executive from 2000 until August 2006
and led a shake-up of its governance and operational systems to
restore its credibility as a front-line regulator for solicitors and to
establish separately its role as the professional body for the
representation of the profession. She is a non-executive board member of the Serious Organised Crime Agency
and an independent member of the Consumer Council for Water. She has
recently been appointed Chair of the Olympic Lottery Distributor.

She was previously Director for England of the National Lottery Charities
Board where she set up and ran the England operation that awarded more
than £1.5 billion to voluntary organisations.
Earlier appointments included Chief Executive of the National Youth
Agency and non-executive director of a community NHS Trust. She has also
been one of HM Inspectors of Education and a member of the Youth Justice
Board, a magistrate and a ChildLine council member.

Sir Michael Aaronson CBE

Sir Michael Aaronson CBE spent 16 years in HM Diplomatic Service and was
subsequently International Director, and then from 1995-2005 Chief
Executive of Save the Children. He is now Chairman of Frimley Park
Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Chairman of the Centre for Humanitarian
Dialogue in Geneva, Vice-Chair of the Westminster Foundation for
Democracy, and a non-executive director of Oxford Policy Management Ltd.
A Visiting Fellow at Nuffield College, Oxford, and Kings College, London,
he also lectures at the UK Defence Academy and at NATO HQ on
civil/military co-operation.

Mark Addison

Mark Addison holds non-executive roles at the National Archives and Salix
Finance. He left the Civil Service in 2006 as the Director General,
Operations and Service Delivery, Defra. He was previously the Chief
Executive, Crown Prosecution Service from 1998 to 2001.

James Boylehas been a lecturer in adult education, Head of BBC Radio
Scotland and Controller BBC Radio 4. His public service posts include Chair
of the Scottish Arts Council, Chair of the Scottish Cultural Commission and
founder-Chair of Edinburgh Unesco City of Literature. James has also held
non-executive directorships in the private sector, including a current
interest in Franklin Rae Communications. He is a member of Court at Napier

Dame Alexandra Burslem

Alexandra Burslem was Vice-Chancellor of Manchester Metropolitan
University from 1997-2005. She now Chairs the Education Honours Committee
and is the first independent Chair of the British Council’s Education-UK

Other academic appointments include Deputy Chair of the National Learning
and Skills Council, Chair of UKCOSA, Chair of the national Quality
Assurance Framework Review Group for HE and member of the HEFCE Quality
Assurance and Learning and Teaching Committee. She was High Sheriff for
the County of Greater Manchester for 2006-2007.

Janet Gaymer CBE

Janet Gaymer became a Civil Service Commissioner on 1 January 2006, when
she was also appointed the Commissioner for Public Appointments. In the
latter capacity, she regulates ministerial appointments to designated
public bodies in England and Wales and Northern Ireland.

She took up the appointments on stepping down as Senior Partner of
Simmons & Simmons, a Citybased international law firm. Previously,
she was a member of the Employment Tribunals Service Steering Board,
Chair of the Employment Tribunal System Taskforce and a member of the
Council of Acas.

Mary Jo Jacobi

Mary Jo Jacobi is an adviser on brands and reputations. She has been a
senior executive of several major multinational corporations, including
Royal Dutch Shell, HSBC Holdings and Lehman Brothers. She has also been a
senior adviser to two US Presidents.

She is a Commissioner of the UK-US Fulbright Commission; a trustee of the
Sir Heinz Koeppler Trust and the Educational Trust for Russia; a member of
the Wilton Park Academic Council; and a visiting fellow of the University
of Leeds Business School.

Bernard Knight KBE

Bernard Knight KBE Bernard has spent most of his career in local
government. He has just retired from Bolton Metropolitan Borough Council
where he was Chief Executive from 1997. He was Chief Executive of West
Lancashire Council from1990 to 1997. He has been a non-executive director
of a Training and Enterprise Council and Business Link, and a Governor of a
Further Education College and Secondary School. He is currently a Board
Member and Trustee of the Halle Concerts Society.

John MacAuslan

John MacAuslan works for the charity War Child. He was Director of
Administration at the National Gallery from 1994 to 2006, and
had previously worked in HM Treasury in a wide range of roles,
including the planning of public expenditure, labour market issues, human
resources and corporate development.

He has also worked in product development for a high performance
materials company and as trustee for various charities.

Alastair Macdonald CB

Alastair Macdonald spent several years in journalism, on The Spectator
and The Financial Times, before becoming a career civil servant. He
worked for the Ministry of Defence and for the Department of Trade and
Industry where he became Director General for Industry.

He was President of the British Computer Society in 2000-2001. He is a
non-executive director of Parity Group (an IT services provider) and a
member of charitable trusts including the Chatham Historic Dockyard

Elizabeth McMeikan

Elizabeth McMeikan is a non-executive director of J D Wetherspoon and
non-executive director of Direct Wines Ltd.

Her earlier career, spanning manufacturing and retailing, started at
Colgate-Palmolive before a move to Tesco in 1989.

She has held a number of director-level positions in buying, marketing,
human resources and change management. She led the creation of Tesco
Express and gained international experience running Catteau in northern

Anthea Millett CBE

Anthea Millett CBE has held a number of appointments and posts in the
public sector, most recently as Chairman of Avon Gloucestershire and
Wiltshire Strategic Health Authority from 2002-06. Her earlier career
spanned secondary education, HM Inspectorate of Schools, and initial
teacher training – as the Chief Executive of the Teacher Training Agency
from 1995-99. She has also chaired the Wiltshire Health Authority, lead
the Green Paper Quality Assurance Unit at DfEE and, latterly acted as
Chairman for the newly formed Wiltshire Primary Care Trust.

Her voluntary contributions have included the Vice Presidency – Education
– of the Royal Geographical Society and Governorship of the Commonwealth
Institute. She has also been a member of the Council of the Dyslexia
Institute and of the Governing Body of the Francis Holland Schools. Her
work in Education has taken her abroad for the Inspectorate, for the
World Bank and for the Government of the Cayman Islands.

Stella Pantelides

Stella Pantelides is a Director of Lysis Consulting Services, which
specialises in organisational consultation and executive coaching.

She has over 20 years’ experience in human resources management and
consulting, including senior in-house roles at ABN AMRO, Barclays, Bank
of America and PWC. Until 2004, she was Linklaters’ Global HR Director
and an executive member of its European Committee.

Ranjit Sondhi

Ranjit Sondhi trained as a physicist, is an experienced community action
worker, and has served on a number of national public bodies since the
late eighties. He has been a member of the Independent Broadcasting
Authority and the Radio Authority, a deputy Chairman of the Commission
for Racial Equality, Chairman of the Refugee Employment Training and
Education Forum, member of the Lord Chancellor’s Advisory Committee on
Legal Education and Conduct, a member of the Home Secretary’s Race
Equality Advisory Panel, and a Governor of the BBC with special
responsibility for the English Regions.

He is currently a senior lecturer at the University of Birmingham in
Community and Youth Studies department, Chairman of the Heart of
Birmingham Teaching Primary Care Trust, a Trustee of the National
Gallery, a Trustee of the Baring Foundation, Chairman of sampad, a South
Asian Arts organisation, and a governor of a local primary school in

Christopher Stephens

Christopher Stephens is a nonexecutive director of WSP, a global
engineering consultancy.

Until 2004, he was Group Human Resources Director of Exel (now DHL), the
international logistics company. He is now Chairman of the Exel
Foundation, which supports the education and development of disadvantaged
young people around the world. He takes over the chairmanship of
Traidcraft in July 2006.

He has lived and worked extensively abroad. He is a trustee of the
Foundation for Church Leadership.

Libby Watkins

Libby Watkins DL is currently Deputy President of the Asylum and
Immigration Tribunal. Libby practised at the Bar in London before serving
as Senior Crown Counsel and later Registrar of the Supreme Court in
Bermuda. Accompanying her diplomat husband, she lived in Pakistan, Canada
and Swaziland where she became involved with various NGOs and charities.
A former member of the National Lottery Charities Board, later Community
Fund, Libby chaired the Wales Committee. She is a trustee of Barnardos
and a member of the Lord Chancellor's Advisory Committee on the
Appointment of J.P.s in Gwent. A Welsh speaker, she is a Deputy
Lieutenant of Gwent,

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