Our Members

About ACE

The Association of Chief Executives (ACE) is an independent member-led organisation, which exists to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the delivery of public services in the United Kingdom.

ACE is open to Chief Executives and Senior Managers of arm’s length bodies (ALBs), including government Executive Agencies, Trading Funds, Non-Departmental Public Bodies and Non-Ministerial Departments. 

Embedding ED&I in Public Service Delivery Summary

Embedding ED&I in Public Service Delivery Summary

Embedding ED&I in Public Service DeliveryEDI remains a priority concern for leaders of Arms’-Length Bodies; within their organisations and through the diverse range of sectors and public they serve. In this session, ACE members were joined by Sam Lister, DG...

Experimentation and Excellence in Hybrid Working Summary

Experimentation and Excellence in Hybrid Working Summary

Experimentation and Excellence in Hybrid Working  Hybrid working requires a distinctive management style; one that is trusting, agile and flexible. These were the leadership qualities highlighted during our recent ACE hybrid working event, which explored how...

ACE Chair Announcement

ACE Chair Announcement

ACE Chair Announcement Martin Jones CBE The Association of Chief Executives is pleased to announce that Martin Jones CBE has been elected as Chair of ACE Board, for a year term until November 2022.   Having served as Chief Executive of the Parole Board for the past 6...

Reflections on Black History Month 2021

Reflections on Black History Month 2021

Reflections on Black History Month 20211st October marks the start of Black History Month (BHM) in the UK. First celebrated in 1987, it provides an opportunity to shine light on the significant contributions that people from African and Caribbean backgrounds have made...

The UK’s Institute of Regulation

The UK’s Institute of Regulation

The UK’s Institute of RegulationGood regulation is vital to the effective functioning of business and public services. The UK has over 80 regulatory bodies. Many have met informally for years to share knowledge and good practice. Some of these are now getting together...

Attention ALBs

Attention ALBs

A focus on public bodies in 2021Over the last few months we have noted an increased focus from the UK Government and wider groups on Arm’s Length Bodies (ALBs), public bodies that deliver services for government across a wide range of sectors. The increase in...

JOBS & OPPORTUNITIES

Defence, Equipment & Support Chief Executive Officer 

 

Deadline 30 November 2021

Seafish
Finance Director

 

Deadline 3 December 2021

Revenue Scotland Board Member 

 


Deadline 22 January 2022

UK Infrastructure Bank Non-Executive Director

 

Deadline 16 December 2021

 All Chief Executives will have faced tricky moments, that is what makes our jobs so unique and interesting – ACE allows us to talk to each other frankly and without judgement, about what has worked and also sometimes what hasn’t.”

Martin Jones, CEO at the Parole Board and Interim ACE Chair

RESOURCES

The Skillset of an Arm’s Length Body Chief Executive

The ACE Constitution

Transparency in Arm’s-Length Bodies: A Guide to Best Practice

WHERE WE ARE

ACE
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London
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0207 747 0491

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