Dr Jane Martin

Dr Jane Martin is the Local Government Ombudsman (LGO) and chair of the Commission for Local Administration in England. She has extensive knowledge and experience of delivering public services. Jane has worked with local authorities across England, for the Improvement and Development Agency for Local Government and was the first executive director of the Centre for Public Scrutiny.

She conducted research into public management and governance in the fields of education, health and local government at the University of Birmingham and the Warwick Business School. Before joining LGO, she was Deputy Chief Executive at the Local Better Regulation Office and a non-executive director of Coventry Primary Care Trust.