JAC - Reappointment of five Commissioners (Reappointment)

Appointing Department: Ministry of Justice
Sector: Judicial, Prison & Policing
Skills required: Legal / Judicial
Number of Vacancies: 1


An announcement has been made on the outcome of this appointment.

The appointment of the three Commissioners and reappointment of five Commissioners to the Judicial Appointments Commission (JAC), are each for a term of 3 years. Details of the appointees and their start dates are below.


Judge Greg Sinfield as a Senior Judicial Commissioner whose appointment commenced on 9 June 2020;
Rt. Rev. Dr Barry Morgan as the Lay Commissioner with responsibility for Welsh matters; and
Judge Christa Christensen as the Judicial (Tribunal Judge) Commissioner.
Both Dr Morgan and Judge Christensen commenced their roles on 6 July 2020

The following Commissioners have been reappointed and their tenures will commence on 1 September 2020:

Mathangi Asokan (District Judge), Judicial Commissioner;
Emir Feisal (non-legal judicial), Judicial Commissioner;
Jane Furniss, Lay Commissioner;
Andrew Kennon, Lay Commissioner; and
Sir Simon Wessely, Lay Commissioner.

Date: 14/07/2020

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This is a reappointment

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