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Register of interests

Our board is responsible for overseeing Social Work England’s regulatory functions.

Board members' register of interests

Last updated: 15 September 2021

On appointment, board members are asked to officially declare their interests concerning any connections they may have with people or entities, other than Social Work England, in order to ensure their decisions made on behalf of our organisation are fair, independent and not in conflict with any other interests. This information is held on the board’s register of interests along with any related party transactions.

The register of interests is updated as material changes occur and reviewed at least annually. To ensure that our board members remain in an optimal position to manage any real or perceived conflict, it is standard practice for the chair to ask for board members to declare any potential conflicts at the start of each board and sub-committee meetings.

Professor The Lord Patel of Bradford OBE

Re-appointment and length of term: 19 March 2021 to 18 March 2024 - Appointment and length of term: 19 March 2018 to 18 March 2021

Organisation in which interest exists Nature of interest
Organisation in which interest exists Independent Health Providers Network Nature of interest Chair
Organisation in which interest exists The Population Health Improvement Stakeholder Advisory Group, Department of Health and Social Care Nature of interest Member
Organisation in which interest exists British Board of Film Classification Nature of interest Vice President
Organisation in which interest exists Royal Society for Public Health Nature of interest President
Organisation in which interest exists Indian Business Group Nature of interest Chairman
Organisation in which interest exists Breaking Barriers Innovations Nature of interest Chairman
Organisation in which interest exists The Global Policy Institute at Queen Mary London University Nature of interest Senior Advisor
Organisation in which interest exists Community Innovations Enterprise LLP Nature of interest Chair and Director
Organisation in which interest exists Mental Health First Aid England Nature of interest Patron
Organisation in which interest exists Advisory Board of the India Sustainability Centre, Oxford Somerville College Nature of interest Member
Organisation in which interest exists The India Centre, Southampton University Nature of interest Patron
Organisation in which interest exists The Asian Sports Foundation Nature of interest President
Organisation in which interest exists New Era Foundation Nature of interest Member and Trustee
Organisation in which interest exists The Tutu Foundation UK Nature of interest Ambassador
Organisation in which interest exists Sharing Voices Nature of interest Patron
Organisation in which interest exists The Bridge Project Nature of interest Patron
Organisation in which interest exists Bradford Courts Chaplaincy Service Nature of interest Hon President
Organisation in which interest exists Westminster Social Policy Forum Nature of interest Patron
Organisation in which interest exists Westminster Health Forum Nature of interest Patron
Organisation in which interest exists Equity Partnership Nature of interest Patron
Organisation in which interest exists Bradford Cyrenians Nature of interest Patron
Organisation in which interest exists Rethink Your Mind Nature of interest Patron
Organisation in which interest exists Awazz Mental Health Care Nature of interest Patron
Organisation in which interest exists Engage Communities CIC Nature of interest Patron
Organisation in which interest exists Royal Society for Public Health UK Nature of interest Professorial Fellow
Organisation in which interest exists The Institute of Mental Health Nottingham Nature of interest Professorial Fellow
Organisation in which interest exists Advisory Board Institute for Dementia, University of Salford Nature of interest Member
Organisation in which interest exists Cygnet Healthcare Nature of interest Senior Independent Director
Organisation in which interest exists Park Play Nature of interest Board Member
Organisation in which interest exists DCMS Sports Winter Survival Package Group Nature of interest Independent Member

Ann Harris OBE CPFA

Appointment and length of term: 19 July 2019 to 18 July 2022

Organisation in which interest exists Nature of interest
Organisation in which interest exists Infrastructure and Projects Authority, Cabinet Office Nature of interest High Risk Project Review Team Leader
Organisation in which interest exists Money and Pensions Service Nature of interest Non-executive Director
Organisation in which interest exists Defence Business Services Nature of interest Non-executive Director

Jonathan Gorvin

Re-appointment and length of term: 10 August 2021 to 10 August 2024 - Appointment and length of term: 10 August 2018 to 9 August 2021

Organisation in which interest exists Nature of interest
Organisation in which interest exists Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors Nature of interest Director of Policy – The Profession
Organisation in which interest exists Science Council Nature of interest Trustee
Organisation in which interest exists Good Governance Institute Nature of interest Faculty

Dr Andrew McCulloch

Re-appointment and length of term: 10 August 2021 to 09 August 2023 - Appointment and length of term: 10 August 2018 to 9 August 2021

Organisation in which interest exists Nature of interest
Organisation in which interest exists GMC Services International Nature of interest Chair of Board
Organisation in which interest exists Healthwatch England Nature of interest National Committee Member
Organisation in which interest exists McCulloch and Muijen Associates Nature of interest Principal
Organisation in which interest exists Family Action Nature of interest Vice Patron
Organisation in which interest exists Healthy Minds: Calderdale Wellbeing Nature of interest Patron

Mark Lam

Appointment and length of term: 11 January 2019 to 10 January 2022

Organisation in which interest exists Nature of interest
Organisation in which interest exists East London NHS Foundation Trust Nature of interest Chair
Organisation in which interest exists Openreach Limited, owned by BT Group plc Nature of interest Former Chief Technology and Information Officer
Organisation in which interest exists Private business consultant Organisation in which interest exists Private business consultant
Organisation in which interest exists Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust Nature of interest Group Chair
Organisation in which interest exists UCL Partners Limited Nature of interest Director
Organisation in which interest exists UCL Health Alliance Nature of interest Vice Chair
Organisation in which interest exists Hastings International Piano Competition Nature of interest Trustee

Colum Conway, CEO

Date of Appointment: 1 September 2018

Organisation in which interest exists Nature of interest
Organisation in which interest exists None
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