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Ethics Committee

The UKCP Ethics Committee advises on:

  • ethical requirements to be followed by all individual and organisational members in respect of training and clinical practice
  • requirements for codes of practice to be followed by all individual and organisational members in respect of training and clinical practice
  • ethical issues raised by individual and organisational members.

Committee members



Alan Kershaw, Chair

Alan has specialised in professional standards setting since 1983. He has worked in both executive and non-executive roles, and has served as a lay member of a range of professional leadership and regulatory bodies. His particular focus is on professional standards and ethics. He has prepared codes of ethics for several professions, has published numerous articles on professional standards, and has delivered papers on the subject at national and international conferences.

Stephen Buller – Vice Chair

Katrina Ashton

Barry Christie

Roz Collings

Norman Cooke

Laurence Gluck

Deborah Lee

Marcus Page

Niki Reeves

Deborah Saltman

Lucy Taylor