Members of the board

A list of the members of the CIPFA/LASAAC board

The members of the CIPFA/LASAAC board are as follows:

  • Conrad Hall (Chair), London Borough of Newham
  • Gillian Woolman, (Vice-chair) Audit Scotland
  • Jake Bacchaus, Westminster City Council
  • Nick Bennett, Azets
  • Gary Devlin, Azets
  • Hugh Dunn, City of Edinburgh Council
  • Christine Golding, Essex County Council
  • Joseph Holmes, Winchester City Council
  • Lucy Hume, North Norfolk District Council
  • John Farrar, Grant Thornton
  • Deryck Evans, Wales Audit Office
  • Colette Kane, Northern Ireland Audit Office
  • Paul Mayers, National Audit Office
  • Joseph McLachlan, East Ayrshire Council
  • Paul O'Brien, Audit Scotland
  • Alison Scott, Three Rivers District Council
  • Liz Thomas, Flintshire County Council
  • JJ Tohill, Mid Ulster Council


  • Elanor Davies, Scottish Government
  • Matthew Hemsley, Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government
  • Jenny Carter, Financial Reporting Council
  • Sudesh Chander, HM Treasury
  • Jeff Glass, Department for Communities, NI
  • Vikki Lewis, HM Treasury
  • Emma Smith, Welsh Government
  • Michael Sunderland, HM Treasury
  • Peter Worth, Independent Consultant

CIPFA staff members

CIPFA staff assisting the Board's meetings and work include:

  • Alan Bermingham
  • Alison Bonathan
  • Steven Cain
  • Mark McLean
  • Karen Sanderson

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