Rafe 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. Rafe joined ACE in July 2019 on secondment from the Quality Assurance Agency, where he has worked for five years. His role included leading teams undertaking reviews of higher education providers, as well as having wider engagement with universities and colleges both in the UK and overseas. Prior to this Rafe worked at the British Council, in local government and as a Maths teacher. Rafe 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
Lucinda is responsible for supporting the Manager of the Association of Chief Executives 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. Lucinda joined ACE in 2019 from the Inspectorate of Probation, where she specialised in strategic communications and evaluation. An English Literature Graduate of Hatfield College, Durham, Lucinda was previously Lead Copywriter for an international digital agency. She is soon to pursue a part-time MA in policy, to fulfil a lifelong personal and professional interest. Lucinda is also employed by the Public Chairs’ Forum and is based at the Institute for Government’s offices in Carlton Gardens.
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UPCOMING EVENTS & WORKSHOPS
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