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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:

Executive Director of Professional Regulation: Emma Broadbent

Executive Director of Professional Practice: Dr Geraldine Walters

Executive Director of Strategy and Insight: Matthew McClelland

Executive Director of Communications and Engagement: Edward Welsh

Executive Director of Resources and Technology and Services: Andy Gillies


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