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Covid-19 Authority working arrangements

Following the latest government advice, the Authority has introduced a hybrid working policy. The best way to contact us is by email.

Our staff

Chief Executive

Alan Clamp

Chief Executive

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.



 

Tel: 020 7389 8041

Email Alan Clamp

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Louise Rigg

Executive Assistant to Chief Executive, Chair and Board

Contact Louise with queries relating to the Authority's Chief Executive, Chair or Board

Email Louise Rigg

Tel: 020 7389 8041

Melanie Hueser

Executive Assistant to Chief Executive, Chair and Board

Contact Melanie with queries relating to the Authority's Chief Executive, Chair or Board

Email Melanie Hueser

Tel: 020 7389 8041

Standards and Policy

Christine Braithwaite

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.  

 

 

 

Tel: 020 7389 8039

Email Christine Braithwaite

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Amanda Little

Policy Manager

Contact Amanda about regulatory policy.

Email Amanda Little

Tel: 020 7389 8030

Collette Byrne

Accreditation Officer

Contact Collette about our accredited registers programme.

Email Collette Byrne

Tel: 020 7389 8030

Daisy Blench

Policy Manager

Contact Daisy about regulatory policy and consultations. Daisy is our policy lead for Europe and Wales.

Email Daisy Blench

Tel: 020 7389 8030

Dan Scott

Accreditation Officer

Contact Dan about our accredited registers programme.

Email Dan Scott

Tel: 020 7389 8030

Dinah Godfree

Policy Manager

Contact Dinah about regulatory policy and consultations. Dinah is our policy lead for Scotland.

Email Dinah Godfree

Tel: 020 7389 8023

Douglas Bilton

Assistant Director of Standards and Policy

Contact Douglas about regulatory policy, research and our academic conferences.

Email Douglas Bilton

Tel: 020 7389 8002

Karen Smith

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

Lesley Loughran

Publications Officer

Contact Lesley about Publications.

Email Lesley Loughran

Tel: 020 7389 8030

Louise Appleby

Accreditation Officer

Contact Louise about the accredited registers programme.

Email Louise Appleby

Tel: 020 7389 8030

Melanie Venables

Head of Accreditation

Contact Melanie about the Accredited Registers programme.

Email Melanie Venables

Tel: 020 7389 8030

Natasha Wynne

Policy Advisor

Contact Natasha about regulatory policy.

Email Natasha Wynne

Tel: 020 7389 8029

Sarah Lisgo

Marketing Assistant

Contact Sarah about marketing and events.

Email Sarah Lisgo

Tel: 020 7389 8016

Scrutiny and Quality

Mark Stobbs

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.

 

Tel: 020 7389 8030

Email Mark Stobbs

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Briony Alcraft

Team Coordinator

Contact Briony about cases about practitioners.

Email Briony Alcraft

Data Administrator

Data Administrator

Email Data Administrator

Tel: 020 7389 8023

Graham Mockler

Assistant Director (Performance)

Contact Graham about our performance reviews of regulators.

Email Graham Mockler

Tel: 020 7389 8030

Kisha Punchihewa

Head of Legal

Email Kisha Punchihewa

Tel: 020 7389 8023

Michael Hannah

Senior Scrutiny Officer

Email Michael Hannah

Tel: 020 7389 8030

Michael Humphreys

Scrutiny Manager

Contact Michael about performance reviews.

Email Michael Humphreys

Tel: 020 7389 8030

Rachael Martin

Team Co-ordinator

Email Rachael Martin

Tel: 020 7389 8023

Rebecca Senior

Senior Legal Reviewer

Email Rebecca Senior

Tel: 020 7389 8023

Remi Gberbo

Lawyer

Email Remi Gberbo

Tel: 020 7389 8023

Roisin Fairfax

Scrutiny Manager

Contact Roisin about performance reviews.

Email Roisin Fairfax

Tel: 020 7389 8030

Simon Wiklund

Head of Legal

Email Simon Wiklund

Tel: 020 7389 8023

Corporate Services

Jane Carey

Director, Corporate Services

 

Jane is our Director of Corporate Services. She leads our Corporate Service Directorate who are responsible for delivering all corporate services to the Authority, including finance, governance, IT, HR, Information governance and estates.  

Jane is a qualified accountant and a certified member of CIPFA. Jane has over 20 years experience leading Corporate Service functions in the public sector. Prior to joining the Authority Jane spent 13 years at The Pensions Ombudsman and before that HMRC’s, Adjudicator’s Office.

Email Jane Carey

Tel: 020 7389 8030

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Ashim Bhaugeerutty

ICT Manager

Ashim leads on ICT and business continuity for the Authority.

Email Ashim Bhaugeerutty

Tel: 020 7389 8030

Marija Hume

Head of Finance

Marija leads on Finance, audit – external, audit – internal and procurement for the Authority.

Email Marija Hume

Tel: 020 7389 8036

Merve Cokgezici

Finance Officer

Merve works within Finance, audit – external, audit – internal and procurement for the Authority.

Email Merve Cokgezici

Tel: 020 7389 8044

Priya Gungadin

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

Ryan Davison

ICT Support Officer

Ryan works in ICT, information security, and business continuity for the Authority.

Email Ryan Davison

Tel: 020 7389 8030

Salma Rahman

HR and Governance Adviser

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

Suzanne Dodds

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