New head of the Office of the Sentencing Council appointed

Claire Fielder, currently Private Secretary to the Lord Chief Justice on criminal justice matters, has been appointed as the new head of the Office of the Sentencing Council. She replaces Michelle Crotty who takes up a new position at the Attorney General’s Office.

Claire has considerable experience of the criminal justice system, both in the UK and in Europe, as the UK’s representative to the EU for criminal justice.