Joshua is an investigations manager in the Investigations, Monitoring and Enforcement Directorate at the Charity Commission for England and Wales (‘the Commission’).
The Commission is a non-ministerial government department and the civil regulator for charities in England and Wales. The Commission regulates over 168,000 charities, with a combined income of nearly £75 billion.
Joshua’s role includes him leading on the Commission’s most serious and high risk casework. This includes undertaking statutory inquires and the Commission’s casework relating to allegations of and actual instances of abuse of charities and charitable funds for terrorism and extremist purpose.
The Commission has four priority regulatory risk areas, they are (i) fraud, financial crime and financial abuse, (ii) safeguarding, (iii) terrorism and extremism and (iv) public trust and confidence – these are set out in the Commission’s published Regulatory and Risk Framework.