Who is on the Governance Board

The Board of Governance of currently includes a Chairman and independent member and the Comptroller and Auditor General.

Mr Peter Price
Chairman of the Board of Governance

Mr Price has had an extensive career in law, politics, and wider public service, including 15 years as a member of the European Parliament, where he served as Chair of the Budgetary Control Committee.

Previous appointments include as a non-executive Board Member of the Welsh Audit Office, a non-executive Director of Welsh Ambulance Services NHS Trust and a Governor of Thames Valley University.

Professor Russel Griggs OBE
Independent Member of the Board of Governance

Professor Griggs is an experienced business professional and has worked in a number of large private businesses as well as in large organisations and projects in the public sector.

He has held a wide range of executive and non-executive roles in private, public, and charitable institutions, including the Lending Standards Board, Scottish Mines Restoration Trust, Marie Curie Cancer Trust and the Audit Committee of the Department of Employment and Learning in Northern Ireland. He was previously a Board member of Audit Scotland and Chair of its Remuneration Committee.

Grace Nesbitt OBE
Independent Member of the Board of Governance

Mrs Nesbitt is a senior human resources professional in the Northern Ireland Civil Service. Grace is currently responsible for Public Service and Civil Service Pensions with 100 staff and a budget of £300 million.
Grace is also an independent member of two public sector audit committees and a Director of a Social Enterprise Company which provides training and work opportunities for disadvantaged adults.

Karen McConnell
Comptroller and Auditor General
+44 1534 716800
enquiries@jerseyauditoffice.je

Karen was appointed as the Comptroller and Auditor General (C&AG) for Jersey in February 2013 and is responsible for running the Office of the C&AG in Jersey, which is known as the Jersey Audit Office (JAO).

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