Members of staff


Director of Communications and Marketing
Steven Rudaini 

Senior Public Affairs and Communications Advisor
Luke Robins-Grace

Communications and Marketing Advisor
Jezelle Greenaway


Director of Policy 
Phil Robertson

Head of Policy, Legal Affairs & Practice and Ethics
Ellie Cumbo

Head of Policy, Regulatory Issues and Law Reform
Sarah Richardson 

Head of Policy, Remuneration and Employed Bar
Adrian Vincent

Head of Policy, Equality & Diversity and CSR
Sam Mercer

Head of Policy, International
Christian Wisskirchen 



Commercial Director
Isabel DiVanna

Head of Commercial Services and Development
Lois Clark

Head of BARCO

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Director of Finance
David Botha
DDI: 020 7611 1358

Human Resources

Human Resources Director
Catherine Shaw

Information Services

Chief Information Officer 
Poli Avramidis
DDI: 0203 657 4013

Head of Information Services 
Robert McCracken 
DDI: 020 7611 1359  

Office Management

Head of Facilities and Property 
Andy Curtis
DDI: 020 7611 1300

Project Management Office

Head of Project Management Office
Richard Thompson 


Records Manager
John Mathias


Executive Office

Head of Governance

Natalie Zara

Executive Officer

Vivien Kintu 

Executive Support Assistant

Zahra Munshi 

Special Advisor to the Chair on Representation and Policy 

Mark Hatcher

Mark Hatcher is the Bar Council's Special Advisor to the Chairman on Representation and Policy.

From 2000-2003 Mark was a member of the Regulatory and Professional Affairs Board and Head of Global Public Affairs for PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC). In 2006 he was appointed to lead the Bar Council's Representation and Policy Directorate after having established the public policy advocacy practice of a leading City-based corporate and financial communications consultancy.

Mark was Called to the Bar by Middle Temple after graduating from the University of Oxford, where he won the Winter Williams Law Prize. He is also an ad eundem member of Lincoln's Inn. Mark practised at 3 New Square chambers before joining the Law Commission to work on family and private international law reform. He subsequently worked in the House of Lords, in the Legislation Group of the Lord Chancellor's Department (now the Ministry of Justice), before leaving Whitehall to join the Strategy, Policy and Economics Group of Coopers & Lybrand's management consultancy, where he established the firm's public affairs consulting practice.

Mark has led a number of the Bar's Parliamentary campaigns and played a key role in establishing the Bar Council's Communications and Member Services departments, directing the Bar's media relations and developing the Bar Council's international relations functions (including its Brussels Office).

Mark is a Bencher of Middle Temple, a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, a Member of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations and a Corporate and European Fellow of the Industry and Parliament Trust. He is also a non-stipendiary priest in the Church of England and was appointed Reader of the Temple in 2015. He is married to Clare, a partner in a City law firm. 

The Brussels Office

Consultant Director
Evanna Fruithof 
Tel: 00 322 230 4810

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