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The Executive Team

The Council is supported by around 320 staff, headed up by the Chief Executive and Registrar, Ian Brack and the Executive Management Team (EMT).

EMT is responsible for:

  • managing and deploying the resources provided by the Council to achieve its objectives
  • providing leadership to the managers and staff who carry out the Council’s business
  • providing the senior executive face of the Council in its relations with stakeholder and partner organisations.

EMT members fulfil the function of executive directors of the Council. They share collective responsibility for actions and decisions taken, regardless of their individual line responsibilities.

The staff team is made up of four directorates: Registration and Corporate Resources, Operational Support and Governance, Strategy and Fitness to Practise. There are around 20 teams within those directorates and each team carries out a specific role.

 

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Gurvinder Soomal

Gurvinder Soomal

Gurvinder has been with the GDC since July 2008, he was brought in specifically to manage the end of the dental ...

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Ian Brack

Ian Brack

Ian Brack is the Chief Executive and Registrar of the GDC. He is the Accounting Officer for the GDC and ...

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Lisa Marie Williams

Executive Director, Legal and Governance

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Rebecca Cooper

Interim Executive Director, Strategy

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Tom Scott

Tom Scott

Tom was appointed as the GDC's Executive Director, Fitness to Practise Transition in January 2018.  His current portfolio incorporates responsibility ...