Our Council

We are governed by a Council (all themselves full members) who are elected by full members at the Annual General Meeting (AGM). Working closely with our Chief Executive, Council has overall responsibility for the organisation, agreeing our strategic direction and ensuring good governance. Please see our Council members below.


Articles of Association

Our ‘Articles of Association’ are the legal framework that constitutes the organisation and describe how we are governed.

Download our Articles of Association


Claire Louise Vaculik

Claire Louise Vaculik


Caryl Sibbett

Caryl  Sibbett

Vice Chair

Sinead Braiden

Sinead  Braiden

Council member

Sarah Challenger

Sarah  Challenger

Council member

Dr Jessica Collier

Dr Jessica  Collier

Council member

Sophia Cowx

Sophia Cowx

Council member

Liliana Montoya De La Cruz

Liliana  Montoya De La Cruz

Council member

Francesca Norouzi

Francesca  Norouzi

Council member

Catherine Stevens

Catherine  Stevens

Council member

Simi Warah

Simi  Warah

Council member

Michele Wood

Michele  Wood

Council member

Daniel Regan

Daniel  Regan

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Advisor

Honorary members



Professor Diane Waller OBE

Professor Diane  Waller OBE

Honorary President