Members of the Building Regulations Advisory Committee (BRAC) are appointed by the Secretary of State for the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities (DLUHC).

Members are appointed on an independent voluntary basis to represent particular areas of expertise or experience. They are usually appointed for 2 or 3 years. There is no prescribed minimum or maximum number of members.


The current members are:


Dr Hywel Davies - Technical Director, Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers


Ben Ansell QFSM – Chief Fire Officer, Dorset and Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service

Anthony Burd - Head of Built Environment Sector, British Standards Institution

Dr Joanna Clarke - Design Manager, SPECIFIC, Swansea University

Dr Gavin Dunn - Chief Executive of the Chartered Association of Building Engineers

Julia Evans OBE - Chief Executive, Building Services Research & Information Association

Craig Ferrans - Group Design & Technical Special Projects Director, Barratt Developments PLC

Diane Marshall - Operations Director, NHBC

Martin McConaghy - Director, IDACS (UK) Ltd, Inclusive Design and Access consultant

Michael Sansom - Head of Building Control, Brighton and Hove City Council

Judith Schulz - Director, Ove Arup & Partners Ltd

Aman Sharma - Managing Director, Totus Digital

Richard Smith - Head of Standards, Innovation & Research, NHBC

Lorna Stimpson - Chief Executive, LABC

Jon Vanstone - Chair, Competent Persons Forum - Chair, Trade Association Forum - Executive Chair, Certass - Chair of Leadership Committee RoofCERT


Paul Livesey - Scheme Manager at Collaborative Reporting for Safer Structures UK (CROSS-UK)