The Management board has responsibility for setting our long-term strategies, for approving our key investment decisions and ensuring that The National Archives' business planning and risk management is robust and sound. The board is chaired by our Chief Executive, Natalie Ceeney, and consists of six Directors and five non-executive Directors.
The non-executive Directors are experienced directors appointed from both government and the private sector.
Regular assessments are made of The National Archives' position in a fast-moving government and business environment and the corporate strategy is revised and developed accordingly.
Management board meets monthly with 2 sub-committees (Audit and Remuneration) reporting to it.
Non-executive Director - Trevor Spires CBE
Trevor recently retired from the Royal Navy after a career spanning many leadership, management and training roles. For the last 5 1/2 years of his career he was the Chief Executive of the Agency that provided a range of HR support services, including payroll and pensions, to all current and former members of the three armed forces.
Non-executive Director - Professor The Baroness Young of Hornsey OBE
A cross party member of the House of Lords, Lola has close ties with the cultural sector as an arts and heritage consultant. Public appointments and committee responsibilities include membership of English Heritage's Blue Plaques Committee, membership of the board of the Royal National Theatre, the South Bank Centre and the board of Governors of Middlesex University. She was formerly Chair of the Arts Council's Cultural Diversity Panel, has been on the Board of Resource, the Council of Museums, Archives and Libraries and a Commissioner on the Royal Commission on Historical Manuscripts. She has chaired the judging panel of the Orange Prize for Fiction.
Non-executive Director - Bronwen Curtis CBE
A consultant in HR practice and independent member of the DCMS Senior Salaries Review Board, Bronwen currently sits on the board of Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Trust and the Prison Service Pay Review Body. A former Midlands Businesswoman of the Year, she has held board positions in strategic planning, business development, manufacturing and human resources at Avon Cosmetics and has been a Non-executive Director and Chair of Two Shires Ambulance NHS Trust.
Non-executive Director - Mark Addison
Currently a Civil Service Commissioner and Non-executive Director at Salix Finance, an independent company funded by the Carbon Trust to work with the public sector to reduce carbon emissions, Mark, a career civil servant left in 2006 as the Director General, Operations and Service Delivery, Defra. He has held Director posts at both the Cabinet Office and the Health and Safety Executive and was Chief Executive at the Crown Prosecution Service.
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