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Board members

You can find out more about the members of our Board here. Just click on each person's name to read their short biography.

Caroline Corby - Chair

Caroline Corby - Chair


Caroline Corby is Chair of the Authority's Board

Caroline Corby worked in the City for 13 years specialising in private equity. She has served on a number of private and public sector boards across a range of industries and services. Caroline has also chaired fitness to practise procedures for a number of the health and social care regulators. As well as her role at the Professional Standards Authority, Caroline is Chair of the Parole Board for England and Wales and Chair of One Housing Group, a London based housing association.

Alan Clamp - Chief Executive

Alan Clamp

Chief Executive

Alan Clamp is the Authority's 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.

Amrat Khorana - Associate Board member

Amrat Khorana for bio

Associate Board member

Amrat Khorana is an Associate Board member

Amrat Khorana holds a BSc in Biomedical Science and an MSc in Immunology, and specialises in Haematology and Immunology. Amrat spent most of his scientific career in academia, research, and teaching, with some work at Northampton General Hospital in their Immunology department.

In his role as a freelance consultant, Amrat has provided analytical and quality assurance services for pharmacology to ensure the safety and clarity of drug development for human clinical trials and has served as a lay examiner for the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, focusing on patient safety and communication.

In recent years, Amrat has supported education and training of the bioscience community across the UK, as well as the NHS workforce at Great Ormond Street Hospital and at Homerton Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust. Much of his current work involves working with subject matter experts to develop the education service for NHS staff, using digital technology, and consulting on curriculum design to ensure it is safe, inclusive, and accessible.

Additionally, Amrat has some general HR leadership experience in the retail sector.

Antony Townsend - Chair of the Scrutiny Committee

Antony Townsend

Chair of the Scrutiny Committee

Antony Townsend is a Board member and Chair of the Scrutiny Committee.

Antony is also the Chair Designate of the Determinations Panel of the Pensions Regulator; an Independent Chair for NHS Continuing Healthcare Reviews; an Independent Investigator for the House of Commons; Chair of the Strategic Advisory Board of the Bar Tribunals and Adjudication Service; and a member of the Appointments Board of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants. He is a Trustee of Citizens Advice South Warwickshire.

From 2014-2020, Antony was Complaints Commissioner for the Financial Services Regulators. Previous non-executive roles include Chair of the Regulatory Board of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, and Chair of the UK and Ireland Regulatory Board of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. Before working in non-executive roles, Antony was the inaugural Chief Executive of the Solicitors Regulation Authority from 2006 to 2014. He was previously the Chief Executive of the General Dental Council; a Director at the General Medical Council; and a civil servant in the Home Office working principally on criminal justice issues.

Marcus Longley - Board member

Marcus Longley - board member

Board member

Professor Marcus Longley is a Board member

Marcus Longley is Chair of the Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board. Marcus has also served as a Board Member for the Welsh Consumer Council, and for Consumer Focus Wales and was until August 2017 Professor of Applied Health Policy and Director of the Welsh Institute for Health and Social Care, University of South Wales. He is now Professor Emeritus. He has been a Special Advisor for Health to the Welsh Affairs Committee in the House of Commons, an Expert Advisor to the Bevan Commission, having previously been a Member there, and is a Senior Associate at The Nuffield Trust.

Marcus was educated at the universities of Oxford, Cardiff and Bristol, and worked in the NHS from 1981 to 1995. He was elected a Fellow of the Faculty of Public Health of the Royal Colleges of Physicians in 2008.

Renata Drinkwater - Board member and Chair of the Finance Committee

Renata Drinkwater

Board member and Chair of the Finance Committee

Renata Drinkwater is a Board member and Chair of the Finance Committee

Renata's background is in business strategy consulting, latterly as a Director at Capita Health Partners and previously as a Partner at EY (formerly Ernst & Young) and Principal Consultant at KPMG. During her consulting career she has led hundreds of projects for a wide range of clients including developers, operators and funders in the private, public and voluntary sectors in the UK, Europe and Middle East. 

Renata also has a long-standing interest in health sector issues. She was an elected Trustee at the patient charity Diabetes UK, and also at National Voices, the coalition of health and social care charities. She was also a Non Executive Director at a Primary Care Trust and Primary Care Trust Cluster (where she was Vice Chair of the Audit and Clinical Commissioning Group Committees). In addition, Renata has also held Non Executive Directorships at three acute hospital Trusts (where she chaired the Audit, Charitable Funds, and Quality and Patient Safety Committees respectively). She was also Chief Executive and Trustee of self management uk, the country’s leading provider of self-management programmes for people with long-term health conditions.

In addition to her current role at the Professional Standards Authority, Renata is a Trustee and Board member of the Self Care Forum.

Moi Ali - Board member


Board member

Moi Ali is a Board member.

Moi has over 30 years’ experience in communications and training, particularly within the public and voluntary sectors. She has written 20 books on various aspects of marketing and communications, for leading publishers such as Dorling Kindersley, including a communications handbook for health and care professionals.

She is an experienced non-executive director and chair. Currently she is the Independent Assessor of Complaints for the Crown Prosecution Service, a Member of the Ministry of Defence Police Committee, and Chair of AvMA (Action Against Medical Accidents) and a Non-Executive Director of Education Scotland.

Moi was Scotland’s first Judicial Complaints Reviewer and her previous Board roles include Vice President of the world’s largest healthcare regulator, the Nursing and Midwifery Council; Board Member of Postwatch: Independent Council Member, Postal Redress Service; Education Scotland; Board Member of the Scottish Police Authority; the Scottish Ambulance Service; and Edinburgh Napier University.

She has also been a Public Appointments Ambassador and mentor on the public leadership programme; and a Review Body Member, Office for Judicial Complaints (Ministry of Justice).

Moi was a finalist in the UK Asian Women of Achievement Awards 2010 and Scottish Asian Women’s Awards 2014.

Dr Tom Frawley CBE - Board member


Board member

Dr Tom Frawley CBE is a Board member.

Tom joined the National Health Service as a Graduate Trainee in 1971. In 1973 he was appointed Unit Administrator at the Ulster Hospital, Dundonald and his career in the health service later took him to North and West Belfast and Lisburn. In 1980 was appointed as District Administrative Officer to Londonderry, Limavady and Strabane HSS District. In 1981 he became Chief Administrative Officer in the Western Health and Social Services Board, at the age of 31 the youngest person in the UK to be appointed to such a post, and in 1985, following the implementation of the Griffiths Report, he was appointed as the Board's General Manager.

A series of fellowships led to health care study visits to the United States, Australia and New Zealand. In 1994 he headed a Northern Ireland project team which won a competitive tender to advise on the development of the health service system in Zimbabwe. Nearer home he helped to establish a North-South organisation of neighbouring health boards with the aim of mutual help, understanding and shared service development - CAWT.

He became the Assembly Ombudsman and Northern Ireland Commissioner for Complaints in September 2000. In 2001, as Ombudsman, the Standards and Privileges Committee of the Assembly asked that he become the interim Commissioner for Standards at the Assembly.

In June 2002, at the invitation of the Office of the First Minister and Deputy First Minister, he became the chair of the Panel of Experts that was appointed to support the Review of Public Administration. In 2003 Tom received an honorary doctorate from the University of Ulster. The award acknowledged his impressive track record of public service.

In 2004 Tom was elected by his fellow Ombudsmen in Europe to represent them as a Director of the European Region of the International Ombudsman Institute and a member of World Board that oversees the work worldwide of the Institute. Also in 2004 Tom was appointed to the Alumni Advisory Council of the Eisenhower Fellowships of Philadelphia to represent the island of Ireland in that forum, a position he held until 2008. In September 2006 Tom accepted the honorary award by the University of Ulster of the status and title of Visiting Professor of Leadership attached to the Faculty of Business and Management School of Accounting.

In November 2006, Tom was elected as the Vice President of the World Board of the International Ombudsman Institute (IOI), a post he held until December 2012. In 2008 Tom was awarded a CBE in the New Year Honours List.

Tom retired as Northern Ireland Ombudsman in March 2016

Frances Done CBE - Chair of the Audit and Risk Committee


Chair of the Audit and Risk Committee

Frances Done is a Board member and Chair of the Audit and Risk Committee.

Frances is a Chartered Accountant whose career has spanned public, private and third sectors.

Between 2013 and 2018  she was a Trustee, and Chair of the Audit and Risk Committee, of the Canal and River Trust, the charity entrusted with the care of 2,000 miles of waterways in England and Wales.

Previously Frances served as Chair of the Youth Justice Board between 2008 and 2014. The Youth Justice Board oversees the youth justice system in England and Wales.

Between 1991 and 1998 she served first as Director of Finance and later Chief Executive of Rochdale Metropolitan Borough Council.

Frances was also Chief Executive of Manchester 2002 – the Organising Committee of the successful XVII Commonwealth Games – which generated a significant economic, sporting and cultural legacy for the city of Manchester.

From 2003 to 2006 Frances was Managing Director for Local Government, Housing and Criminal Justice at the Audit Commission with responsibility for the Commission’s audit and inspection work in relation to local government in England.