GLAA Board members re-appointments (Reappointment)

Appointing Department: Home Office
Sector: Regulation
Number of Vacancies: 4


An announcement has been made on the outcome of this appointment.

Margaret Beels – Chair
Margaret enjoyed a successful career in the energy sector and was appointed Chair in July 2011. She has been involved in various government reviews of GLAA and its work, taking particular interest in updating the organisation’s governance. She represents the GLAA externally and takes a keen interest in the delivery of the mission and working with stakeholders.

Simon Allbutt
A human resources specialist, with extensive experience of the food industry, human resources, organisational development and governance.

Bill Butler
The former chief executive of the Security Industry Authority. Bill has enforcement, compliance, regulation and change management experience.

Angela Coleshill
The employment, skills and corporate director at the Food and Drink Federation, was a previous Board member, chairing the GLA Finance and General Purposes Committee. Angela is a human resources specialist with significant experience of both the food industry and the GLAA.

Professor Linda Dickens
Emeritus Professor of Industrial Relations at the University of Warwick and an Independent Member of the Council of Acas. Other public roles include Deputy Chairman of the Central Arbitration Committee. She brings academic rigour and expertise in labour relations, employment law, and human resource management.

Paul Williams
Paul is a former Chief Executive of the Sea Fish Industry and a council member of the Shellfish Association of Great Britain. In addition to the seafood industry he has broad commercial and regulatory experience.

Suzanne McCarthy
Suzanne, the UK’s former Immigration Services Commissioner, has held several senior positions in her career including chief executive of the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority and the Financial Services Compensation Scheme.
She has also worked at the Treasury and Home Office, where she was private secretary to two Home Secretaries.

Michael Rich – CEO

Michael’s previous experience includes spending four years with the Homes and Communities Agency that funds government housing programmes and an executive director at Chesterfield Borough Council in Derbyshire.

Date: 18/04/2018

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