Board and Officers

ECF Board

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Dominic Lawson
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mikeChief Executive
Mike Truran
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deDirector of Finance
David Eustace
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mpDirector of International Chess
Malcolm Pein
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dtDirector of Membership
Dave Thomas
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Director of Home Chess
Adrian Elwin
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alexDirector of Junior Chess & Education
Alex Holowczak
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Director of Women’s Chess
Chris Fegan
Email
stephen-1-colourNon-Executive Director
Stephen Woodhouse
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Non-Executive Director
Julie Denning
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Julian Clissold
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Officers who are members of Council

Chair of Council
Michael Farthing
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Malcolm Pein
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Chair of Finance
Nick Faulks
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STERN-Robert-004-300x118Chair of Governance
Robert Stern
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EhrPast CEO Serving on Council
Phil Ehr
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Past Chair of Council
Mike Gunn
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Trustees of the Permanent Invested Fund
Ray B Edwards; Isabel Keen
 
Direct Members’ Representatives
HLVPs, VPs, CVPs, Honorary Life Members, Life Members
Stewart Reuben Email; Gerry Walsh Email
Platinum Members
John Wickham Email; Vacant
Gold Members
Rob Willmoth Email; Lorin D’Costa Email
Silver Members
Keith Jones Email; John Reyes Email
Bronze Members
Angus French Email; Charles Higgie Email
 

Officers Reporting to the Board, President or Chief Executive

Company Secretary
Bruce Wallace Associates Limited
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Voting Register Officer
Michael Farthing
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Manager of ICT
Keith Osborne
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Secretary to the Board, Minutes Secretary, and Manager of Online Chess
Nigel Towers
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ECF Office Team

Gary Willson – Email
Andrew Walker – Email
Christine Carcas – Email
Office email – office@englishchess.org.uk
Sport & Recreation Alliance Representative
Mike Gunn
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Auditor
Goatcher Chandler, 10 Overcliffe, Gravesend, Kent DA11 0EF
 

Officers Reporting to the Director of Women’s Chess

Manager of Female Social Media
Helen Frostick
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Manager of Women’s Online Chess
Jo Hutchinson

Home Chess Officers

Kevin-StaveleyManager of the British Chess Championships
Kevin Staveley
Email
Carl-Portman-imageManager of Chess in Prisons
Carl Portman
Email | Profile [PDF] | Report 2018
Controller of the Grand Prix
Vacant
Email
Controller, Counties Championship
Mark Murrell
Email
Chief Arbiter
Lara Barnes
Email
Manager of Arbiters
Alan Atkinson *
Email
Manager for Disabled Chess
Vacant
Email
 

International Chess Officers

Manager of Senior Chess
Stewart Reuben
Email

Membership Officers

BJVbcf2014Manager of Grading
Brian Valentine
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Matthew-CarrGrading Administrator
Matthew Carr
Email
Grading Website Officer
Jon Griffith
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International Rating Officer
David Clayton *
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Junior Chess and Education Officers

ECF Chess Academy Team – Alex Holowczak, Sarah Longson, Alex Longson Email
Safeguarding Officer – Phillip Beckett Email
Manager of Schools ChessPhillip Beckett Email
National Secondary Schools Co-ordinator – Neill Cooper Email
National Primary Schools Co-ordinator – Julian Clissold Email
Deputy National Secondary Schools Co-ordinator – Phillip Beckett Email
Manager, Certificate of Excellence – Peter Turner Email

Publicity Officers

Publicity Officer
Mark Rivlin
Email
Social Media Manager & Deputy Webmaster
Danny Rosenbaum
Email

Committees

International Selection Committee
Malcolm Pein (Chair), David Openshaw, Jonathan Parker, Natasha Regan, Jonathan Speelman, William Watson

International Senior Selection Committee
Stewart Reuben (Chair), Keith Arkell, Tony Ashby, Paul Littlewood, Ken Norman

Finance Committee
Nick Faulks (Chair), Ray Clark, Ian Reynolds and ex officio, the President and, by invitation, the Auditor

Governance Committee
Robert Stern (Chair), Michael Farthing, Mike Gunn, Andrew Leadbetter and ex officio, the President

Awards Committee – Stephen Greep (Chair), Julie Denning, Roger Edwards, Stan Goodall, Mark Hogarth, William Metcalfe, Jack Rudd, ex officio the Membership Director

Book of the Year – Ray Edwards (Chair), Julian Farrand, Sean Marsh

Ex-officio Trustees of the Chess Trust
Mike Truran, David Eustace (both as above)

To read the Directors and Officers Responsibilities Regulations – click here

* images by John Saunders