Our People


The Independent Adjudicator and Chief Executive is Rob Behrens CBE.

The Senior Leadership Team comprises Rob Behrens, the Deputy Adjudicator, Felicity Mitchell and the Chief Operating Officer and Company Secretary, Ben Elger.

The Independent Adjudicator and Chief Executive is appointed under the Nolan Rules of fair and open competition. The current Independent Adjudicator was appointed on a three year basis, renewable for 5 years. Any later Independent Adjudicator will be appointed on a five year basis, renewable for a further 3 years.

All other case handling staff members are appointed through competitive recruitment exercises (internal and/or external) by managers. Most of these staff are employed on a continual basis. However, some case-handlers are self-employed, and a small number of our cases are reviewed under an outsourcing arrangement, under careful supervision.

The following staff have responsibility for case handling:

Other staff roles cover: