Sheila Kumar



Chief Executive

Sheila is the Chief Executive of the CLC. Prior to joining the CLC, Sheila was Group Director of Regulation at the Equality and Human Rights Commission.

A lawyer with an extensive background in regulation, she led the team at the Ministry of Justice involved in the Clementi review; the independent review into regulation of the legal sector and held positions as Head of Competition and Head of Consumer Protection.

Sheila has also been Director of Change, Delivery and Performance Excellence at the Law Society, developing the model for the separation of regulation and representation. In her most recent role, Sheila led the development of the Equality and Human Rights Commission as a modern regulatory body.