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University of Bath

Marcial Boo IPR Advisory Board member

Mr Boo is Chief Executive of the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority (IPSA).


Marcial Boo joined IPSA in June 2014.

He has held senior positions across the public sector, including as a director for eight years at the National Audit Office and the Audit Commission, and as a senior civil servant at both the Home Office, where he led work on counter terrorism and reducing street crime, and at the Department for Education where he created the government’s adult basic skills strategy, Skills for Life. In addition, he was appointed a senior advisor to the Prime Minister’s Delivery Unit and has held leadership positions for a number of charities.

He has written a well-received book, 'The Public Sector Fox', on how to be a great manager in the public sector.