ACE seeks to strengthen UK public services, by providing peer support, insight, inspiration and education for Executives of Public Bodies.
Membership of ACE gives access to exclusive opportunities to meet with Ministers, Members of Parliament, senior civil servants and subject matter experts.
Our meetings, events, workshops and research, help ACE members gain the insider’s perspective on the key issues of the day.
We offer ACE members a range of Executive support, from peer to peer learning to networking events.
Leading in Practice with Lord Evans, Chair of the Committee on Standards in Public Life“Give people the permission, the opportunity and the...
CEO Challenge: Demonstrating your public body is 'match-fit'Public bodies are no strangers to reviews. The launch of Cabinet Office’s new “Public...
Transforming Public Bodies: Exploring the participatory role of the public in public services“What does it mean to be an ‘arm’s-open’...
ACE Tea at the IfG A blog by Carolyn Bartlett, newly elected ACE Board Member and Chief Strategy and Transformation Office for the Valutation Office...
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...
The UK’s Institute of RegulationGood regulation is vital to the effective functioning of business and public services. The UK has over 80 regulatory...
JOBS & OPPORTUNITIES
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 ACE Chair
The Skillset of an Arm’s Length Body Chief Executive
The ACE Constitution
Transparency in Arm’s-Length Bodies: A Guide to Best Practice