Development advisers

To nominate a development adviser for your department or arm’s-length body (ALB) and receive Aspire codes for your organisation, email us at the same email to amend the list (last updated 15 November 2019).

To attend our courses, you need to be a GCS member with an Eventbrite account. If you need a code to get onto a course, contact your GCS development adviser.

Contact list

ACAS Michelle Bayley (
AGO Sophie Willett (

BEIS Adam Elwell (
BBSRC Patrick Middleton (
British Council Calum Esmonde ( / Anna Jakimova (

Cabinet Office Raziye Naqvi (
Charity Commission
Amanda McMahon (
Child Maintenance Louise Briggs (
CMA Ali Ahmed (
Companies House Emma Ward (
College of Policing Giselle Lockett / Sam Peach ( /
CommsCymru (
Companies House Emma Ward (
Crown Commercial Service Nick Glover (
Crown Prosecution Service Greg Jones (

DCMS Gerry Millar (
DEFRA Group Jane Shelley (
DEXEUSimon Ware (
DfE Matthew Mitchell (
DFID Alison Blackshaw (
DfT Libby Jellie (
DIT Michael Melville (
DH Theo Howarth ( / Darshi Gnanakumar (
DVSA Sarah Maddock (
DVLA Joanne Prosser (
DWP Graham Millward and Laura E Adams

Environment Agency John Fitzgerald (
Engineering Construction Industry Training Board –Vacant

FCO Sarah Fellous (

Government Digital Service Alicia Matheson (
Government Internal Audit Office
 Karen Oseman (
Government Legal Michelle Tate (

HSE Dee Imlah ( / Nicola Dorrian  (
Health Education England Matthew Woolford (
HFEA Julie Hegarty (, Yvonne Akinmodun (
HMICFRS Jane Garvan (
HM Inspectorate of Probation Alex Pentecost (
HMRC Paul Smith (
HM Treasury Raffaella Breeze (
Health Research Authority Jane Thompson (
Highways England Emily Fingland (
Homes England Rosemary Davenport (
Home Office Helen Fielder (
HS2 Sharon Chaggar-Kemp (
Human Tissue Authority Diane Galbraith (

Independent Office for Police Conduct Jasmine Walker (
IPO David Barker (

Judicial Appointment Commission Nora Brodian (
Judicial Office Alexis Fox-Mills (

Legal Aid Elizabeth Ayres (

Met Office – Vacant
MHCLG – Vacant
MOD Vacant
MOJ Chris Coward (
Monitor – Vacant

NCA Marfot Miah (
NCTL John Stephens / Paul Cohen (
NDA (Nuclear Decommissioning Authority) Vacant
Network Rail Pauline O’Brien / Brenna Harris (pauline.o’ /
NHS England and NHS Improvement Ben King and/or Alison Brown
HSBT Andrea Ttofa / Naomi Saunderson (
NHS Resolution Nick Rigg (
NIC Sarah Southerton (
NICE Sarah Woodhead(
NICS Kim Martin (
NIO Bob Honey (
NS&I Catherine Nice ( / Selina Kataria (

OBR Mark Dembowicz (
ORR Kenny Walker (
Ofsted Anthea Jones (
Office for Students Ben Spratt (
Ofgen Michelle Amos (
ONS Sam Collin (
Ofwat Julie Douglas (
Office of the Victims’ Commissioner for England and Wales Russell A’Court (
Office of the Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner Ian Sweet (

Parole Board Faith Geary / Will Aslan ( / )
Parliament Deborah Taylor (
PHE Sanjay Tanday (

Regulator of Social Housing Fatima Mangerah (

Security Industry Authority Anthony Cutler (
Scotland Office Jennifer Manton (
Scottish National Heritage Eleanor MacDonald (
Scottish Government Julie Macbeth ( / Elle O’Kane (elle.o’
Sentencing Council Phil Hodgson (
SFA – Vacant
SLCJudith Smith (
STFC Terry O’Connor (terry.o’

Transport Focus Sara Nelson (

UK Research and Innovation Pauline Mullin (

Valuation Office Agency Sarah Yellowley (
Visit Britain Laura Smith (

Welsh Government Steve Moss (
Wilton Park Jo Childs (
Westminster Foundation for Democracy Fulvio Menghini / Jon Spence  (

Youth Justice Board – Vacant

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