Richard Corden

Richard Corden

Richard Corden works at Central Lobby Consultants, the parliamentary and public affairs agency run by Helen Donoghue.

He joined CLC in June 2011, shortly after the Commission for the Compact, where he was chief executive, was culled in the bonfire of the quangoes.

Corden had joined the Commission for the Compact as interim chief executive in June 2007 and was confirmed in that role permanently in June 2008.

Corden has 20 years’ experience of working within government on voluntary sector policy, on charity law and practice, and on the regulation of charities. He joined the Commission from HM Treasury, where he worked on the government’s review of the role of the third sector in social and economic regeneration.

Before that, he worked in the Office of the Third Sector, where he was in charge of pushing through the Charities Act 2006 to reform and modernize the law and regulation of charities. His earlier appointments were in the Home Office, the Prime Minister’s Strategy Unit, and the Charity Commission.

Central Lobby Consultants runs Charity Tax Group, the Legislation Monitoring Service for Charities, and the Churches Legislation Advisory Service.



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