The Council acts as the central governing body for the Society and uses their overall view of activities to guide the present and future direction of the Society.

The Society Council is also responsible for the following:

  • Strategy
  • Review of Risk
  • Professional Ethics
  • Review of Committee Decisions
  • Review of Complaint Decisions
  • Equality & Diversity Policy


  • Dr Chris Forester

Chief Executive and Registrar:

  • Meg Nunn

Head of Professional Standards:

  • Kate Mahoney

Deputy Chief Executive:

  • Freya Bottomley

Administration Manager:

  • Amy Bristow

Public Protection Officer:

  • Samantha Hurdley

Lay members:

  • Rob Kidd
  • Ros Wright

Ex officio:

  • Chief Executive
  • Head of Professional Standards