Dr Jean Irvine OBE

Commissioner Jean Irvine OBE

On 19 November 2009, Dr Jean Irvine was announced as a commissioner for the Equality and Human Rights Commission.

Dr Irvine holds a number of Board positions including Non-executive Director of Chelsea Building Society, Trustee and Director of RADAR, the UK’s largest disability campaigning organisation, and a Non Executive Board Member in the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills.

Prior to this she held a number of senior positions within the Post Office including IT Director, HR Director and Director of Customer Relationship Management and has held a wide variety of director level roles in the public, private and third sector.

Jean does not hold any other Ministerial appointments. She declared that she has not engaged in any political activity in the past five years when responding to the political activity questionnaire. 

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