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Society officers conduct the affairs and direct the business of the Society. Members are elected to officer positions annually, although they may serve more than one annual term. To be elected SCT President (excluding extenuating circumstances), a member first performs the role of Co-Vice President for two years. Individuals holding the current officer posts are as follows:

President   Lorna Baxter
Director of Finance
Oxfordshire County Council
Co-Vice President  Chris Tambini
Director of Corporate Resources
Leicestershire County Council
Co-Vice President

Nigel Stevenson
Corporate Director, Strategic Resources
Nottinghamshire County Council

Honorary Secretary


Michael Hudson
Chief Financial Officer
Worcestershire County Council

Honorary Treasurer

Pam Duke
Director of Finance (s151 Officer)
Cumbria County Council

Honorary Auditor  

Lizzie Watkin
Head of Corporate Finance and Deputy s151
Wiltshire Council

Dinner Secretary  

Steve Mawson
Director of Corporate Resources
Gloucestershire County Council 

Lead Advisors

In addition to elected officers, the Society has a number of lead advisors. The current leads and their area of expertise are:

CCN Lead Advisor          SCT President

Health & ASC                  Richard Ambrose (Buckinghamshire)
                                         Ian Gutsell (East Sussex)

Growth                            Katherine Eberhart (West Sussex)
                                         Lorna Baxter (Oxfordshire)
                                         Mark Wynn (Cheshire West & Chester)

Transformation               Alex Thompson (Cheshire East)
& Finance                                                            

Children & Education    Chris Tambini (Leicestershire)
                                         Louise Aynsley (Suffolk)
                                         Andy Watkins (Bedford)

Waste, Transport            Michael Hudson (Worcestershire)
& Environment               Peter Handford (Derbyshire)

Fire                                  Simon George (Norfolk)

Pensions                         Mark Wynn (Cheshire West & Chester)
                                         Nigel Stevenson (Nottinghamshire)
                                         Simon George (Norfolk)

Other Roles

CIPFA LG Faculty             Lorna Baxter

CIPFA LG Policy Panel    Michael Hudson
and Counter-Fraud

BRR Steering Group        SCT President and Co-Vice Presidents

ALATS Attendees             SCT President and Co-Vice Presidents

SCT Spring Seminar        SCT Honorary Secretary and Honorary Treasurer

NAO Panel                        Rob Powell (Warwickshire) and Leigh Whitehouse (Surrey)

VOA Work                         Andrew Lovegrove (Herefordshire)

Former Presidents

Throughout its history the Society has kept a record of its previous presidents. These are given below:

Full List of SCT Presidents and Honorary Secretaries

SCT Constitution

The original SCT Constitution and Regulations were approved and adopted at a meeting of the Society held on 23 September 1927. The original has been amended and revised at meetings of the Society held on 31 May 1946, 6 December 1957 and 2 March 1979; and September 2019.

Once a revised constitution is completed, it will be available here.