Posted on 24/07/2012
BA German & Philosophy, 1974 Bedford College
Ann Abraham was the Parliamentary Commissioner for Administration and Health Service Commissioner for England between 2002 and 2011. She was a housing manager between 1979 and 1980, first for Tower Hamlets Council and then for Islington Council. She then joined the Housing Corporation in 1981, serving until 1990 as a regional director and then operations director. She became the Chief Executive of the National Association of Citizens Advice Bureaux in 1991, serving until 1997, when she became the Legal Services Ombudsman. As Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman, Ann Abraham was tasked with considering complaints about government departments, the NHS in England and a range of other public bodies in the UK.