Judge Fiona Monk was appointed to the JAC as a judicial member on 1 September 2017.

Fiona has been the Regional Employment Judge for the West Midlands since 2011. She  recently spent 2 years on secondment as the Senior Resident Judge and latterly the Acting Chamber President of the War Pensions and Armed Forces Compensation Chamber of the First-tier Tribunal. She is currently the Senior President of Tribunals' Principal Judge for Strategy and Implementation, working alongside colleagues across all tribunals on the modernisation programme.

Fiona is also a trained mediator judge, a Diversity and Community Relations Judge, a leadership judge mentor and a tutor on the judicial Leadership and Management Development Programme.

In her early career as a solicitor, Fiona worked at Coventry Law Centre where she specialised in employment and discrimination as well as assisting and advising on recruitment. Prior to becoming a salaried judge she worked as an adjudicator for the Solicitors' Regulation Authority.