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The independent body which oversees elections and regulates political finance in the UK

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Bob Posner

Bob Posner, Director of Political Finance and Regulation

Chief Executive

Bob Posner is currently the Commission’s interim Chief Executive pending decision and appointment in due course by the Commission to the Chief Executive post on a longer fixed term contract.

Prior to this role, Bob has since 2014 been the Commission’s Director of Political Finance & Regulation and its Legal Counsel.

Bob joined the Commission in 2007 and has extensive public sector experience in electoral law and practice, regulatory compliance and governance.

He was returning officer at a number of elections whilst working as a Director and Deputy Chief Executive in local government, is a barrister, has a Master's degree in business management and is joint editor of Schofield's Election Law.

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