Senior management

Profiles of our Chief Executive and directors

The senior management team implement the strategic direction set by the Council. They make sure that our policies and processes, both internal and external, are of a high standard.

Our Chief Executive and Registrar is Andrea Sutcliffe.

Accountable to the Council, the Chief Executive and Registrar is responsible for leading and managing the NMC’s professional, business and financial affairs. The directors are:

Director of Registration and Revalidation: Emma Broadbent

Director of Education and Standards: Dr Geraldine Walters

Director of Fitness to Practise: Matthew McClelland

Director of People and Organisational Development: Sarah Daniels

Director of External Affairs: Edward Welsh

Director of Resources and TBI: Andy Gillies

Director of Strategy Development: Candace Imison


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