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Our decision making committees and executive management

The Commissioners and members of our leadership team make up our decision making committees and boards.

Leadership team June 2017

Executive group

Our corporate decision making body   

MemberRole

Sarah Harrison

Chief Executive

Sarah Gardner

Executive Director

Sue Harley

Executive Director

Neil McArthur

General Counsel

Tim Miller

Executive Director

David Pemberton

Chief Operating Officer

Nick Tofiluk

Executive Director

Business plan programme board

Monitors delivery of our business plan

MemberRole

David Pemberton (chair)

Chief Operating Officer

Robbie Chahal 

Senior Manager PMO

James Green

Programme Director

Ben Haden

Programme Director

James Holdaway 

Programme Director (acting)

Paul Hope

Programme Director

Anna Howe

Programme Director

Simon Knee

Head of Finance

Sharon McNair

Programme Director

Nick Moore

Head of PMO

Tamsin Morgan

 Head of Communications

Alistair Quigley

Programme Director

Helen Rhodes

Programme Director

Helen Venn

Programme Director

Richard Watson

Programme Director

Michelle Wenham

Head of HR

National Lottery committee

Provides advice to the Board of Commissioners and the Chief Executive in relation to the exercise of our functions under the National Lottery etc. Act 1993.

MemberRole

Jonathan Scott (chair)

Commissioner

John Baillie

Commissioner

Stephen Cohen

Commissioner

Alison Hastings

Commissioner

Audit committee

Supports the Board of Commissioners and the Chief Executive (as Accounting Officer) in their respective responsibilities for control and governance, risk management and associated assurance. 

MemberRole

Sarika Patel (chair)

Commissioner

Ann Harris

Independent member

Trevor Pearce

Commissioner

Simone Pennie

Commissioner

Catharine Seddon

Commissioner

Remuneration committee

Supports the Board of Commissioners and the Chief Executive (as Accounting Officer) in their responsibilities for remuneration policies, the performance and remuneration of the Chief Executive and leadership team and recruitment of the Chief Executive, when required.

MemberRole

Alison Hastings (chair)

Commissioner

Walter Merricks

Commissioner

Simone Pennie

Commissioner