Emma is responsible for managing all aspects of ACE business, and works closely with the ACE board to engage new members and implement a successful programme of seminars and events. Emma joined ACE in September 2016 on secondment from the Independent Police Complaints Commission, where she has worked for 10 years. She spent some time working in operations, before heading the Commission’s Secretariat. Prior to the IPCC, Emma spent time as a Senior Policy Advisor at the Department for Culture, Media and Sport, and as an Inspector at the Health and Safety Executive. Emma also manages the Public Chairs’ Forum (PCF) and is based at the Institute for Government’s offices in Carlton Gardens.
Membership, Communications and Research Officer
Susanna is responsible for supporting the Manager of ACE in all aspects of business, including developing the annual programme of events, contributing to research projects on public service delivery and promoting the work of ACE within our membership and to the wider public sector through social media and engaging with key stakeholders.
Susanna Smith recently completed a History degree at the University of Bristol, and began a six-month internship for the Public Chairs’ Forum and Association of Chief Executives. Since March 2016, she undertook her permanent position as Membership, Communications and Research Officer. Alongside her work for ACE, Susanna is studying for a MA in Politics and Contemporary History at King’s College London.
A number of resources are available to ACE members, these can include Cabinet Office reports, ACE newsletters, the latest updates on civil service reform and any relevant case studies.FULL RESOURCES