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

Name Profession
Naeema Choudry Partner at Eversheds Sutherland and Fee Paid Employment Judge
Lisa Gettins Solicitor (England & Wales); Director, Employee Relations EMEA - Adobe Systems Europe
Sarah Havlin Solicitor, currently serving as the Certification Officer of Northern Ireland
Professor Gillian Morris Honorary Professor, University College London in the Faculty of Laws, Barrister, Arbitrator and Mediator
Rohan Pirani Regional Employment Judge, Employment Tribunals (England & Wales), South West Region
Laura Prince Barrister at Matrix Chambers and specialist in Employment law
Stuart Robertson Regional Employment Judge, Employment Tribunals (England & Wales), North-East Region
His Honour Judge Tariq Sadiq Civil Circuit Judge, Sheffield & South Yorkshire

Members with experience as representatives of employers

Name Profession
David Cadger People Director, Justice & Immigration at Serco Limited
Derek Devereux HR Coach and Mentor, Former HR Director of Constellation Europe and Matthew Clark
Mustafa Faruqi Head of Workplace Relations at Tesco
Richard Fulham Head of Employee & Industrial Relations, GSK Consumer Healthcare
Kieran Grimshaw Director of HR Business advisory and employee relations at Equinix; formerly Head of Employee Relations and European HR at easyJet
Kerry Holden Non-Executive Director & Executive Human Resources Consultant; Member of the Armed Forced Pay Review Body
Susan Jordan HR Consultant/NED, Former VPHR/DHL
Alastair Kelly Assistant Chief Officer for Leicestershire Police
Martin Kirke HR Consultant, Coach and Non-Executive Director
Robert Lummis Chair of Trustees, Jaguar Land Rover Trustees Limited, formerly Group Employee Relations Director, Jaguar Land Rover
Sean Mcllveen Honorary Teaching Fellow, Lancaster University Management School and Managing Director at Infinite Perspective Consulting Ltd
William O’Shaughnessy Employee Relations & Wellbeing Director Automobile Association
Alistair Paton Senior Director for Labour Relations and Change, ASDA
Roger Roberts Employee Relations Consultant, Former Employee Relations Director, Tesco Plc
Gillian Woodcock Director, People Development & Culture for Civils & Lintels; formerly IR Consultant, Employee Relations ASDA

Members with experience as representatives of workers

Name Profession
Janice Beards Former Trade Union Officer, NUT and NAHT. Employment Tribunal Employee side Non-legal Member and Social Security Tribunal Disability Qualified Member
Anna Berry Former Trade Union Official, UNISON and NASUWT, and Non-legal Member at London East Employment Tribunal
Joanna Brown Former Chief Executive, the Society of Chiropodists and Podiatrists (SCP) and the College of Podiatry (COP)
Nicholas Childs Senior Regional Officer for the National Education Union
Michael Clancy General Secretary and Chief Executive of Prospect
David Coats Director, Workmatters Consulting, Visiting Professor, Centre for Sustainable Work and Employment Futures, University of Leicester
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 and Connect
Paul Moloney National Officer, Pharmacists Defence Association Union
Paul Morley Caseworker at the Independent Workers’ Union of Great Britain
Paul Noon OBE Former General Secretary, Prospect
Hannah Reed Co-ordinator of Constitutional Affairs at Unite the Union
Matt Smith OBE DL JP Former Scottish Secretary, UNISON
Claire Sullivan Director of Employment Relation and Union Services at the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy, with a background as a physiotherapist