Chief Executive, Trading Standards Institute
Ron joined the Institute as its Chief Executive in February 2002.
welcomed the opportunity to help lead trading standards and the Institute into further successful times ahead after spending a decade with LACORS, the Local Authorities Co-ordinators of Regulatory Services.
professional background is in trading standards and local government with broad experience in working in a variety of local authorities and in UK, EU and international regulation of trading standards and associated consumer protection issues.
is well versed in European and international collaboration and has represented UK interests on several European enforcement and influencing groups involving consumer protection counterparts and other professionals from member states, EU institutions and other overseas agencies.
He has been an adviser to a number of overseas governments on public protection and market surveillance issues.
was made a Fellow of the Institute in 1999 for his
services to trading standards.
Married to Roseanne, Ron
has four children and a passion for all things football and other sports.