Membership

Membership of the Central Arbitration Committee (CAC).

The CAC Chairman, Mr Stephen Redmond, appoints a panel of 3 people to decide each application. Each panel consists of a Deputy Chair, one Employer Member and one Worker Member. Appointments to the CAC are made by the Secretary of State for Business Energy and Industrial Strategy.

Deputy chairs

Barry Clarke President of Employment Tribunals (England and Wales)
Professor Kenneth Miller Emeritus Professor of Employment Law, University of Strathclyde
Professor Gillian Morris Honorary Professor, University College London in the Faculty of Laws, Barrister, Arbitrator and Mediator
Rohan Pirani Regional Employment Judge for South West England
James Tayler Employment Judge
Charles Wynn-Evans Partner, Dechert LLP; Fee-Paid Employment Judge assigned to the Midlands (West) Region
Tariq Sadiq Barrister specialising in Employment, Public Law and Sports work
Laura Prince Barrister at Matrix Chambers and specialist in Employment law
Naeema Choudry Partner at Eversheds Sutherland and Fee Paid Employment Judge
Lisa Gettins Employment Lawyer and Head of Employee Relations at Virgin Media
Sarah Havlin Solicitor, currently serving as the Certification Officer of Northern Ireland
Stuart Robertson Regional Employment Judge, Employment Tribunals (England & Wales), North-East Region

Members with experience as representatives of employers

Len Aspell Chair and Trustee, HSBC Group UK Healthcare Trust, Formerly Group Head of Employee Relations, HSBC Group
Mary Canavan Former Director of Business Support, Shepherds Bush Housing Group
Mike Cann Former National Negotiator, Employers Organisation for Local Government
Nicholas Caton Former Vice President, Human Resources, Ford of Europe, Ford Motor Company
Maureen Chambers HR Consultant
David Crowe Human Resources Consultant
Derek Devereux HR Coach and Mentor, Former HR Director of Constellation Europe and Matthew Clark
Susan Jordan HR Consultant/NED, Former VPHR DHL
Tom Keeney Employee Relations Director, BT Group
Robert Lummis Chair of Trustees, Jaguar Land Rover Trustees Limited, formerly Group Employee Relations Director, Jaguar Land Rover
Alistair Paton Senior Director for Labour Relations and Change, ASDA plc
Roger Roberts Employee Relations Consultant, Former Employee Relations Director, Tesco Plc
Maureen Shaw Former Director of Personnel Services, University of Aberdeen
David Cadger HR Director of Employee Relations at Serco Group
Mustafa Faruqi Head of Workplace Relations at Tesco
Richard Fulham VP Employee and Industrial Relations BP Plc
Martin Kirke HR Consultant, Coach and Non-Executive Director
Kieran Grimshaw Director of HR Business advisory and employee relations at Equinix; formerly Head of Employee Relations and European HR at easyJet
Elspeth Hayde Director of People and Culture at Evolve Housing and Support
Kerry Holden Non-Executive Director & Executive Human Resources Consultant; Member of the Armed Forced Pay Review Body
Alastair Kelly Assistant Chief Officer for Leicestershire Police
Sean Mcllveen Honorary Teaching Fellow, Lancaster University Management School and Managing Director at Infinite Perspective Consulting Ltd
William O’Shaughnessy Managing Director, Northcote Consulting Company Ltd
Gillian Woodcock Director, People Development & Culture for Civils & Lintels; formerly IR Consultant, Employee Relations ASDA

Members with experience as representatives of workers

Virginia Branney Employment Relations Consultant and Mediator
David Coats Research Fellow, The Smith Institute
Paul Noon OBE Former General Secretary, Prospect
Matt Smith OBE DL JP Former Scottish Secretary, UNISON
Gerry Veart Former National Secretary, GMB
Fiona Wilson Former Head of Research and Economics, Usdaw
Anna Berry Former Trade Union Official, UNISON and NASUWT, and Non-legal Member at London East Employment Tribunal
Steve Gillan General Secretary of Prison Officers Association; and member of the TUC General Council
Ian Hanson QPM Retired, previously Chair of Greater Manchester Police Federation, Chair of The Police Treatment Centres & St George’s Police Children’s Trust
Stephanie Marston Former Trade Union Official, Prospect; Associate Lecturer, LSBU School of Business
Paul Morley Employment Officer for Lancashire County Council, Unison Representative
Hannah Reed National Officer and Team Leader at Royal College of Nursing (RCN)
Claire Sullivan Director of Employment Relation and Union Services at the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy, with a background as a physiotherapist
Janice Beards Former Trade Union Officer, NUT and NAHT. Employment Tribunal Employee side Non-legal Member and Social Security Tribunal Disability Qualified Member
Joanna Brown Former Chief Executive and General Secretary of the Society of Chiropodists and Podiatrists (SCP) and the College of Podiatry (COP), and magistrate in Sussex
Nicholas Childs Senior Regional Officer for the National Education Union
Michael Clancy General Secretary and Chief Executive of Prospect
Paul Moloney Trade Union and Industrial Relations Manager, the Society of Radiographers