Executive Committee

Meet the Executive Committee

The Executive Committee of the PSA is responsible for running the organisation.

The current legal Board of Directors on the Executive Committee consists of:

  • Lee Jackson FPSA – President
  • Tim Luscombe MPSA – Immediate Past President
  • Derek Arden FPSA – Chairman
  • Graham Jones FPSA PSAE – Chief Executive Officer
  • Mike Ogilvie FPSA – Finance Director
  • Tiffany Kemp FPSA
  • Steve Bustin FPSA
  • Joy Marsden FPSA PSAE

Advisory Council

The PSA has an Advisory Council which consists of:

  • Alan Stevens FPSA PSAE Global Speaking Fellow – Chair
  • Jane Gunn FPSA
  • Eilidh Milnes FPSA
  • Peter Roper FPSA

Chairman’s Role

The Chairman oversees the running of the Executive Committee and the Board of Directors. The Chairman is expected to remain in post for three to five years, though the role is elected each year. The Chairman also acts as a means of continuity, helping each Annual President maintain the consistent running of the PSA from year to year.

Chief Executive’s Role

The Chief Executive Officer of the PSA is responsible for the day-to-day running of the PSA and ensures the implementation of the decisions made by the Board of Directors. The CEO is also responsible for the operation of the conventions.

President’s Role

The President is the figurehead of the PSA and is appointed by the Board of Directors for a one-year term starting with each Annual Convention. The President is our official representative at external events, such as those of the international speaking community. The President is also responsible, together with the Chairman, for selecting speakers at our annual events.

Operations Manager

The Operations Manager of the PSA is Sara Beth Reynolds who acts as the day-to-day co-ordinator of administrative activities and can be contacted on 0333 444 8910