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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.


Vacancy, Chief Executive Officer

Cathy Ashworth, PA to the Chief Executive Officer

Sandra Wolfson, HR Officer

Helen Macdonald, Senior Clinical Advisor 

Membership Services 

Michelle Livesey, Head of Membership Services 

Ann Nagle, Events Co-ordinator

Colette Smith, Events Administrator

Alistair Shottin, Membership Administrator

Melanie Serridge, Membership and Events Administration Support

Jane King, Membership and Events Administration Support


Helen Macdonald, Chief Accreditation Officer & Registrar

Rebecca Light, Accreditation Liaison Manager

Mark Addis, Accreditation Liaison Officer

Rowan Newby, Accreditation Liaison Officer

Sarah French, Accreditation Liaison Officer

Erin Graham, Accreditation Liaison Officer

Anne Gorse, Accreditation Support Officer

Julie Francis, Accreditation Support Officer

Nina Cook, PWP Registration Administrator

Vicky Pilkington, PWP Registration Administrator

Dr Freda McManus, Course Accreditation Manager

Rachel Osborne, Course Accreditation Support Officer


Peter Elliott, Communications Officer

Steph Curnow, Journals Managing Editor

Finance & IT 

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


Desiree Francis, Complaints & Resolution Manager

Bernie Oseghare, Complaints Co-ordinator

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