Current officers and governors
Professor Dame Sue Bailey
Board of Governors
Our Governors are elected, appointed or co-opted to oversee our strategic direction and the management of the Association. Representing and accountable to our members, their role is to provide strong leadership, enhance our decision making and to make sure that we achieve our objectives.
Senior leadership team
The day-to-day management of the Association is delegated to our senior leadership team.
Hadyn Williams, Chief Executive Officer
Cristian Holmes, Chief Operating Officer and Deputy Chief Executive
They are supported by our senior management team, including:
Fiona Ballantine-Dykes, Head of Professional Standards
Steve Cantell, Head of ICT
Christina Docchar, Registrar
Suky Kaur, Head of Policy and Communications
Naomi Moller, Joint Head of Research
Ian Patrick, Head of Finance and Central Services
Chelsea Shelley, Head of Membership and Operations
Clare Symons, Joint Head of Research
John Woolley, Head of People, Culture and Governance
We're currently establishing five committees to oversee the activities of the Association.
- Audit, Risk and Performance Committee
has delegated responsibility for managing our risk profile and audits our existing operational policies
- Finance and Policy Committee
has delegated responsibility for our financial strategy, budget processes and creating our operational policies
- Membership and Professional Standards Committee
has delegated responsibility for our membership and professional standards strategies, diversity within membership, membership services and standards, divisions, professional standards service and development of the Ethical Framework
- Public Protection Committee
has delegated responsibility for our public protection strategy, development of the BACP Register and professional conduct functions
- Remuneration and Governance Committee
has delegated responsibility for considering and determining the framework for the remuneration and benefits of our CEO and senior staff members
BACP is a charitable, not-for-profit organisation which means our funds are used to maintain and develop the organisation for the benefit of our members and the communities in which we are active.
As a registered charity we are monitored by the Charities Commission to ensure that our aims are charitable and our accounts are in order.