Michelle Russell

Michelle Russell

Director of investigations, monitoring and enforcement
Charity Commission

Michelle Russell joined the Charity Commission in April 2002 as a lawyer and held various legal and senior management positions before she was appointed as Director of Investigations, Monitoring and Enforcement in October 2014. Prior to joining the commission, Michelle was a qualified solicitor in private practice.

Michelle sits on a number of cross government and sector groups on terrorism and serious crime issues. She is a Visiting Lecturer at Cass Business School and a regular speaker on charity regulation and compliance issues nationally and internationally.

Conference sessions

A panel of experts discuss how we can improve civil society space in the UK, and set a positive example for other countries.



Tue, 02/27/2018 - 10:45 to 12:15

This session looks at the role of NGO boards in safeguarding the interests of beneficiaries, partners, staff and volunteers and asks what needs to change.



Mon, 02/26/2018 - 14:15 to 15:15