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Board of Directors

Board of Directors

Our Board of Directors has the following members:

  • Sian Wicks, Non-Executive Independent Director, Chair of the Board
  • Catherine Jervis, Non-Executive Independent Director
  • Nathan Nagaiah, Non-Executive Independent Director
  • Martin Spencer, Non-Executive Independent Director
  • Charlotte Rohan, Council Appointed Director, Kingston
  • Liz Bruce, Council Appointed Director, Richmond
  • Anna Sadler, Council Appointed Director, Richmond
  • Nikki Craig. Council Appointed Director, Windsor & Maidenhead
  • Kevin McDaniel, Council Appointed Director, Windsor & Maidenhead
  • Lucy Kourpas, Executive Director

Role of the Board

The role of the Board of Directors is to:

  • Be responsible for the good governance of the company
  • Set the company’s strategic aims
  • Provide the leadership to put those aims into effect
  • Supervise the management of the business and hold the management team to account
  • Reportingon their stewardship

The Board Directors are made up of three types of representatives:

  • Individuals from within the company, providing an internal perspective, who are appointed by the three Councils (Executive Directors)
  • Individuals external to the company, not part of the management team and providing an external perspective, who are appointed by the three Councils (Non-Executive Directors)
  • Individuals external to and independent from the company, who are independent in character and judgement and have no relationships or circumstances which will affect their judgement (Non-Executive Independent Directors).

The Board Directors has a commitment to the vision and objectives of AfC and Children’s Services. They bring relevant professional and personal expertise to Board discussions, and demonstrate strategic vision, independent judgement, an ability to think creatively, and a focus on ensuring the long-term success of AfC.