Sir Jon Shortridge, KCB
Sir Jon Shortridge, KCB, is an experienced public servant and was Permanent Secretary in Wales between 1999 and 2008. From 2010 to 2016 he was chair of Volunteering Matters, formerly Community Service Volunteers and the largest volunteering charity in the UK, and from 2012 to 2015 chair and chancellor of Glyndwr University.
He is an advisory member of the Commission for Local Government in England and is chair of its Audit Committee. Sir Jon also chaired the Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman Audit Committee throughout 2015-16.