The Appointments Board is composed entirely of independent members, and it advises the Council on the appointment of fitness to practise panel members and legal assessors.
This includes approving policies governing recruitment and selection, induction and development, appraisal, performance management, remuneration and contractual arrangements.
Read the Board's terms of reference to find out more about their responsibilities.
Jane Slatter (Chair)
Jane has considerable NED experience in a range of chairing roles, primarily in the social housing sector. She has been an independent consultant since 2006 providing strategic HR services to clients in the public and private sectors, including health. She has worked in a variety of sectors as an HR professional, including at director level, and brings strong HR knowledge to the Board.
Appointed 3 August 2018
Frederick Psyk has experience in a number of Non-Executive Director roles including Vice Chair and Lay Advisor (Governance), Isle of Wight NHS Clinical Commissioning Group, Vice Chair and Non-Executive Director at Avon and Somerset Mental Health NHS Trust and Non-Executive Director at Connexions (West of England). His earlier career included Director and Board member of the international Acer Consulting Group, Managing Director of Hyder Environmental, Regional Director of The Prince’s Trust and an Open University Lecturer in the School of Management.
Appointed 1 September 2016
Angie is an HR consultant having had a long career working for an IT services and solutions provider. Angie brings direct experience to the Board, having served as an NMC FtP panel member from 2008 to 2016 and is also currently a lay member of the conduct committee for the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants
Appointed 1 March 2018
Clare is a former senior civil servant, with extensive experience in policy making and ethical regulation. The majority of her career was spent at the Northern Ireland Office, where she was part of the team that negotiated the Good Friday Agreement, the St Andrews Agreement and the UK: EU Joint Report of December 2017. She also served as Deputy Secretary of the Iraq Inquiry and Chief Executive of the Civil Service Commission. She is currently a panel member for the Judicial Appointments Commission and a trustee of Reach Charity Limited as well as being actively involved in music education in South West London.
Appointed 1 March 2018
Robert Allan is a qualified Human Resources professional with extensive management experience within the public sector, both at operational and strategic levels, including over 25 years as a board level Director. Robert was most recently Director of Human Resources at Loughborough University, a post he held for ten years until his retirement earlier this year. Prior to that he was Director of Human Resources for the Suffolk Constabulary and a number of NHS Trusts. Robert has particular expertise in employment law and professional conduct, having spent a number of years as a Lay Member of Employment Tribunals.
Appointed 1 October 2018