Rebecca Sudworth, Director of Policy

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Rebecca joined the FSA in April 2019 as Director of Policy.

Rebecca has extensive experience as a Senior Civil Servant in the Treasury and in the Department for Work and Pensions. Her previous civil service roles have focused on social policy - particularly benefits design and reform, labour market policy and programmes to support the most disadvantaged into work.

More recently, Rebecca has held Director of Strategy roles at Peabody, one of the UK’s largest housing associations, and at City, University of London. She has also been a Trustee of Shaw Trust  (a national charity helping people gain an education, enter work, develop their career, improve their wellbeing or rebuild their lives) and Chair of Ixion Holdings, a subsidiary of Shaw Trust delivering education and learning nationwide.