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Register of interests

Board members' register of interests


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.

Last updated: 21 October 2020

Professor The Lord Patel of Bradford OBE

Appointment and length of term: 19 March 2018 to 18 March 2021

Organisation in which interest exists Nature of interest
The Population Health Improvement Stakeholder Advisory Group, Department of Health and Social Care Member
British Board of Film Classification Vice President
Royal Society for Public Health President
Indian Business Group Chairman
Breaking Barriers Innovations Chairman
The Global Policy Institute at Queen Mary London University Senior Advisor
Community Innovations Enterprise LLP Chair of Board
Mental Health First Aid England Patron
Advisory Board of the India Sustainability Centre, Oxford Somerville College Member
The India Centre, Southampton University Patron
The Asian Sports Foundation President
New Era Foundation Member and Trustee
The Tutu Foundation UK Ambassador
Sharing Voices Patron
The Bridge Project Patron
Bradford Courts Chaplaincy Service President
Westminster Social Policy Forum Patron
Westminster Health Forum Patron
Equity Partnership Patron
Bradford Cyrenians Patron
Rethink Your Mind Patron
Awazz Mental Health Care Patron
Engage Communities CIC Patron
Royal Society for Public Health UK Professorial Fellow
The Institute of Mental Health Nottingham Professorial Fellow
The Cass Foundation Special Advisor on Higher Education
Advisory Board Institute for Dementia, University of Salford 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
Infrastructure and Projects Authority, Cabinet Office High Risk Project Review Team Leader
Money and Pensions Service Non-executive Director
Dunstable and District Citizens Advice Chair

Dr Helen Phillips

Appointment and length of term: 10 August 2018 to 9 August 2021

Organisation in which interest exists Nature of interest
The Chartered Insurance Institute Chair of Board
Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust Chair of Board
Legal Services Board Chair of Board
Barlborough Hall School and Mount St Mary’s College Chair of Governors

Baroness Tyler of Enfield

Appointment and length of term: 10 August 2018 to 9 August 2021

Organisation in which interest exists Nature of interest
President of the Money Advice Trust Charity President (from November 2020)
Financial Inclusion Commission Commissioner
Relate Vice President
Step up to Serve Campaign Member of Advisory Council
Centrepoint Ambassador
All Party Parliamentary Group on Social Mobility Co-Chair
All Party Parliamentary Group on Mental Health Vice Chair
All Party Parliamentary Group on Children Co-Chair
All Party Parliamentary Group on Wellbeing Economics Vice Chair
House of Lords Select Committee on Public Services Member

Jonathan Gorvin

Appointment and length of term: 10 August 2018 to 9 August 2021

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

Dr Andrew McCulloch

Appointment and length of term: 10 August 2018 to 9 August 2021

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

Mark Lam

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

Organisation in which interest exists Nature of interest
East London NHS Foundation Trust Chair of Trustee Board
Barnet, Enfield and Haringey Mental Health NHS Trust Chair of Trustee Board
Openreach Limited, owned by BT Group plc Former Chief Technology and Information Officer
Private business consultant Private business consultant

Colum Conway, CEO

Date of Appointment: 1 September 2018

Organisation in which interest exists Nature of interest
None
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