Dr Diana Stirbu appointed independent trustee for Centre for Public Scrutiny

Dr Diana Stirbu, leading expert on devolution and a core member of the London Met's Master of Public Administration programme, joins the Centre for Public Scrutiny Trustees' Board.

The Centre for Public Scrutiny (CfPS), a charity with a unique focus on good governance, and the principles of accountability, transparency and involvement, has appointed Dr Diana Stirbu to its trustee board.

Diana, a senior lecturer in public administration at the University, is a leading academic in the field of governance and devolution.

Chair of trustees and former Permanent Secretary at the Department for Communities and Local Government, Lord Bob Kerslake, said: "We are delighted to welcome Diana to the board. Her experience and academic insight will help us ensure CfPS’s work continues to be grounded in the best available evidence. As local government and its partners grapple with the redistribution of powers her deep understanding of devolution will be particularly valuable."

Diana added: "CfPS is focused on improving transparency and accountability across all public services, issues which are important to me academically and personally. I hope my expertise can be used to influence policy and practice in public sector governance and, conversely, I can build some of CfPS’s practical expertise in to future research."

You can find out more about Diana's appointment on the CfPS website.