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Our Staff Team

We have a team of staff within a range of departments who work to deliver the strategic and operational activities of the Association.


Tommy McIlravey, Chief Executive Officer

Cathy Hardman, PA to the Chief Executive Officer

Helen Macdonald, Senior Clinical Advisor 

Membership Services 

Michelle Livesey, Head of Membership Services 

May Ghaghda, Conference & Events Manager

Ann Nagle, Events Co-ordinator

Colette Smith, Events Administrator

Alistair Shottin, Membership Support

Melanie Serridge, Membership Support

Jane King, Membership Support

Dan Ellis, Membership Support

Accreditation & Registration

Rebecca Light, Chief Accreditation Officer & Registrar

Erin Graham, Accreditation Liaison Manager

Sarah French, Accreditation Liaison Officer

Katy Emerson, Accreditation Liaison Officer

Rowan Newby, Accreditation Liaison Officer

Tanya Sammut, Accreditation Liaison Officer

Hazel Williams, Accreditation Liaison Officer

Becca Simpson, Wellbeing Registration Liaison Officer

Anne Gorse, Accreditation Support Officer

Julie Francis, Accreditation Support Officer

Zenaib Ashraf, Accreditation Support Officer

Joanna Jaszczak, Wellbeing Registration Administrator

Vicky Pilkington, Wellbeing Registration Administrator

Angela Dingwall, Course Accreditation Manager

Jason Roscoe, Course Accreditation Manager

Rachel Osborne, Course Accreditation Support Officer

Gina Pollitt, Course Accreditation Administrator


Peter Elliott, Communications Officer

Steph Curnow, Journals Managing Editor

Finance, IT & HR 

Michelle Harwood, Finance & IT Manager

Howard Lees, Management Accountant 

Isabelle Scrivens, Accounts Officer

Tim Snell, Accounts Supervisor

Vilija Turner, Accounts Assistant

Phil McDougall, IT Supervisor

Sam Lindley-Cross, IT Support Officer

Sandra Wolfson, HR Officer


Desiree Francis, Complaints & Resolution Manager

Oluseyi Talabi-Aderoju, Interim Complaints & Resolution Manager

Bernie Oseghare, Complaints Co-ordinator

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