Lorna Maden has a long history of working in public service and is currently the Director of Finance Business Partnering at the Ministry of Justice. She joined the Civil Service in the early 1990s and has worked extensively with prisons and MOJ HQ functions in the West Midlands and London.
As Director of Finance Business Partnering, Lorna is the Finance Director for Her Majesty’s Prison and Probation Service (HMPPS) and the Ministry of Justice’s other main executive agencies, including the Legal Aid Agency. She also leads the provision of business partnering support to the Ministry of Justice corporate services functions.
As well as being a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Management Accountants, Lorna has a background in Criminology having graduated from Cambridge University with a Master of Studies degree in Advanced Criminology, Penology and Management.
Lorna has lived in North Staffordshire for many years, where her children attended local schools. She joined the Trust in 2018 to help support the attainment of improved outcomes for the children within the Trust’s community.
In her spare time, Lorna actively pursues a health and wellbeing regime, including walking, indoor cycling, weights and resistance training.