HCPC appoint two new lay members to Council

The Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) is pleased to announce the appointment of two new lay members to Council, Sue Gallone and Gavin Scott.

 Sue Gallone is a chartered management accountant and experienced executive director who has held a range of leadership roles including director of finance and resources at the Human Tissue Authority and Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority, and in a non-departmental public body of the Ministry of Justice.

 Gavin Scott lives and works in Scotland with current non-executive roles including membership of committees of the Scottish Prison Service and COSCA (Counselling & Psychotherapy in Scotland). He is a chartered accountant and has previously held non-executive roles at the University of Edinburgh and Strathclyde Pension Fund.

Elaine Buckley, Council Chair HCPC, commented: “I am delighted to welcome Sue and Gavin to the Council. Their diverse skills and experience in a variety of roles across the public, private and charity sectors will be a valuable contribution to the Council.”

Marc Seale, Chief Executive and Registrar, commented: “I welcome our newly appointed Council members Sue and Gavin and look forward to working with them to ensure that the HCPC maintains efficient regulatory processes, fulfils the highest standards of public protection and continues to be fit for purpose.”