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Alan Clamp became the Chief Executive of the Professional Standards Authority on 1 November 2018. He was formerly the Chief Executive of the Security Industry Authority (SIA). The SIA is a public body that regulates private security in the UK. It supports the key priorities of the Home Office by contributing to the reduction and prevention of crime, and to public protection.
Alan previously held the post of Chief Executive at the Human Tissue Authority (HTA), an independent regulator sponsored by the Department of Health. Prior to this he worked in regulation in the education sector, including several years at Ofsted.
In addition to working for over 20 years in regulation, Alan has served as a regulatory adviser to Ofqual and the Bar Standards Board. Alan is a member of the Steering Group of the Regulators’ Network.
Email Alan Clamp
Executive Assistant to Chief Executive, Chair and Board
Contact Peris with queries relating to the Authority's Chief Executive, Chair or Board (Job-share with Melanie Hueser - Louise's working days are: Monday and Tuesday)
Email Peris Dean
Tel: 020 7389 8041
Contact Melanie with queries relating to the Authority's Chief Executive, Chair or Board (Job-share with Louise Rigg - Melanie's working days are: Wednesday, Thursday, Friday)
Email Melanie Hueser
Director of Standards and Policy
Christine is our Director of Standards and Policy. She leads our team responsible for providing advice on regulation, setting standards, developing research and encouraging learning and debate. She is also our external relations lead.
Christine has previously worked as Head of Investigations and Enforcement at the Care Quality Commission and headed the Healthcare Commission’s healthcare infection inspection programme. She also worked for the Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman. She holds a masters in law.
Christine is currently devoting time to making room for wildlife in her garden, especially hedgehogs, butterflies, beetles and bees.
Email Christine Braithwaite
Contact Amanda about regulatory policy.
Email Amanda Little
Tel: 020 7389 8030
Contact Daisy about regulatory policy and consultations. Daisy is our policy lead for Europe and Wales.
Email Daisy Blench
Contact Dan about our accredited registers programme.
Email Dan Scott
Contact Dinah about regulatory policy and consultations. Dinah is our policy lead for Scotland.
Email Dinah Godfree
Tel: 020 7389 8023
Assistant Director of Standards and Policy
Contact Douglas about regulatory policy, research and our academic conferences.
Email Douglas Bilton
Tel: 020 7389 8002
Communications and Marketing Officer (Accredited Registers programme)
Contact Karen about communications and marketing for the accredited registers programme.
Email Karen Smith
Tel: 020 7389 8008
Contact Lesley about Publications.
Email Lesley Loughran
Contact Louise about the accredited registers programme.
Email Louise Appleby
Head of Accreditation
Contact Melanie about the Accredited Registers programme.
Email Melanie Venables
Contact Natasha about regulatory policy.
Email Natasha Wynne
Tel: 020 7389 8029
Contact Sarah about marketing and events.
Email Sarah Lisgo
Tel: 020 7389 8016
Director of Scrutiny and Quality
Mark is our Director of Scrutiny and Quality. He leads our team responsible for scrutinising the work of the nine regulators of health and care professionals. Through this work, they identify and share good practice.
Mark has worked predominantly in the legal field. He started his career in what was then the Lord Chancellor’s Department before joining the Bar Council. He led the Council’s complaints and regulatory work before becoming the first Director of the Bar Standards Board. Between 2008 and 2015, he was Director of Legal Policy at the Law Society of England and Wales.
Email Mark Stobbs
Assistant Director (Performance)
Contact Graham about our performance reviews of regulators.
Email Graham Mockler
Contact Michael about performance reviews.
Email Michael Humphreys
Contact Roisin about performance reviews.
Email Roisin Fairfax
Interim Director, Corporate Services
John is our interim Director of Corporate Services. He leads the teams providing finance, IT and Governance & HR services to the rest of the Authority and to external stakeholders and partners.
John is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and has previously worked in finance and corporate services roles in a range of private, public and third sector organisations including the relationship counselling charity Relate, NHS Scotland, The Princes Foundation, Registers of Scotland (the land registration service in Scotland), Police Scotland, Scottish Enterprise, KPMG and Deloitte. John has an undergraduate degree in law and an MBA degree.
In his spare time John is a trustee and vice chair of one charity and an audit committee member of another. He enjoys sport and outdoors activities, the arts and travel.
Email John Fanning
Tel: 020 7389 8030
Ashim leads on ICT and business continuity for the Authority.
Email Ashim Bhaugeerutty
HR and Governance Adviser
Cristina works within HR, information security, information requests (FOI/SAR/EIR), governance, risk management, complaints, external stakeholder relationships and health and safety for the Authority.
Email Cristina Gomez
Head of Finance
Marija leads on Finance, audit – external, audit – internal and procurement for the Authority.
Email Marija Hume
Tel: 020 7389 8036
Merve works within Finance, audit – external, audit – internal and procurement for the Authority.
Email Merve Cokgezici
Tel: 020 7389 8044
Senior Finance Officer
Priya works within Finance, audit – external, audit – internal, health and safety and procurement for the Authority.
Email Priya Gungadin
Tel: 020 7389 8033
ICT Support Officer
Ryan works in ICT, information security, and business continuity for the Authority.
Email Ryan Davison
Salma works within HR, information security, information requests (FOI/SAR/EIR), governance, risk management, complaints, external stakeholder relationships and health and safety for the Authority.
Email Salma Rahman
Tel: 020 7389 8055
Head of Governance
Suzanne leads on HR, information security, information requests (FOI/SAR/EIR), governance, risk management, complaints, external stakeholder relationships and health and safety. She also works within performance reporting, accommodation and facilities, business continuity and administration for the Authority.
Email Suzanne Dodds
Tel: 020 7389 8025