Non-executive board member

Jonathan Spence


Jonathan joined the Ministry of Justice as a Non Executive Board Member on 21 August 2023.

Jonathan has over 30 years of procurement experience, working in banking, healthcare, IT, automotive and manufacturing. Prior to his semi-retirement, Jonathan held the position of Managing Director, Head of Supplier Management at Barclays where his career spanned 21 years. Whilst at Barclays he championed gender equality and has a strong record of developing female talent into leadership roles. He brings commercial skills, leadership, and risk management expertise.

Non-executive board member

Our Non-executives are senior figures from outside the department who bring a diverse mix of expertise and skills from across the public and private sector. They all:

  • give guidance and advice to MOJ leaders and ministers
  • support and challenge management on the department’s strategic direction
  • provide support in monitoring and reviewing progress

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