Michael de la Haye


Michael de la Haye worked in the public sector in Jersey for nearly 30 years and served as Greffier of the States of Jersey (Clerk of the States Assembly) from 2002 until his retirement from the office in December 2015. He was deputy Greffier of the States from 2000 until 2002 and assistant Greffier from 1999 to 2000. He had previously worked as chief clerk in the Law Officers’ Department (Attorney General’s Chambers) and, before that, in the Immigration and Nationality Department as a chief immigration officer. Michael is an associate of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators and served as a member of the States of Jersey Audit Committee for 8 years. He is currently a commissioner of the Jersey Financial Services Commission, the body that oversees and regulates the finance industry in Jersey. Michael was awarded an OBE in the June 2014 birthday honours for services to the States Assembly and the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association.


Our Services and Solutions

Verita Consultancy Limited is a leading independent serious investigations consultancy for regulated organisations. Based in London and Leeds we specialise in carrying out objective investigations of complex and often sensitive issues in a thorough and progressive manner.

We provide organisations with specialist support and advise them on challenging operational and strategic issues in order to help them evolve and improve. At Verita, we are known for our thoroughness and commitment to producing evidence-based reports and advice that not only withstand rigorous challenge but provide insight and a clear path to resolution or improvement.

Our approach is measured, appropriate and acutely focused on finding solutions. Our approach saves our clients time and money by getting it right the first time.


Areas that we cover include:

Serious incidents

Compliance concerns

Complaint handling

Governance issues

Reviews and inquiries



Quality assessment

Consultancy services

Diagnostic tools

Independent review service

Root cause analysis training