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 Regional Employment Judge for 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 Employment Judge
Her Honour Judge Stacey Circuit Judge
James Tayler Employment Judge
Charles Wynn-Evans Partner, Dechert LLP; Fee-Paid Employment Judge assigned to the Midlands (West) Region

Members with experience as representatives of employers

Len Aspell Director, HSBC Bank Pension Trust (UK) Ltd, Formerly Group Head of Employee Relations, HSBC Group
David Bower HR Consultant and Former Group Personnel Director, Rover Group Ltd
Mary Canavan 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
Simon Faiers Director, Energypeople, Former Head of Human Resources, Eastern Group plc
Rod Hastie Human Resources and Copyright Consultant
Susan Jordan VP Human Resources
Tom Keeney Employee Relations Director, BT Group
Robert Lummis Head of Employee Experiences, Jaguar Land Rover
Alistair Paton Head of Industrial Relations, Financial Services Industry
Michael Regan Formerly Senior Vice President of Human Resources, AB Electrolux
Roger Roberts Employee Relations Consultant, Former Employee Relations Director, Tesco Plc
Maureen Shaw Former Director of Personnel Services, University of Aberdeen
Michael Shepherd Human Resource Consultant, Former Sector HR Director, Rexam PLC, Employment Tribunal Member

Members with experience as representatives of workers

Virginia Branney Employment Relations Consultant and Mediator
Gail Cartmail Assistant General Secretary, Unite the Union
David Coats Research Fellow, The Smith Institute
Paul Gates OBE Former Deputy General Secretary, Community
Michael J Leahy OBE Former General Secretary, Community
Judy McKnight CBE Former General Secretary, Napo
Lesley Mercer Director of Employment Relations and Union Services, CSP
Paul Noon OBE Former General Secretary, Prospect
Keith Sonnet Former Deputy General Secretary, UNISON
Matt Smith OBE DL JP Former Scottish Secretary, UNISON
Paul Talbot Former Community Media and Government Affairs
Gerry Veart Former National Secretary, GMB
Malcolm Wing Former UNISON National Secretary, Negotiations and Services Groups
Fiona Wilson Head of Research and Economics, Usdaw