Guide: Our governance

Our Board

The Board sets the strategic direction of Co-operatives UK. The composition of the Board of Directors reflects our membership with seats reserved for different categories.

The election process for 2019 is now underway. Discover which seats are up for grabs and how the process works here.

The Board is integral to the success of Co-operatives UK, providing direction and guidance to our Management Team.

The breakdown of how seats are allocated can be found here

Co-operatives UK Board of Directors

  • Nick Matthews, Chair
  • Britta Werner
  • Cheryl Barrott
  • Daniel Crowe
  • Don Morris
  • Eddie Thorn
  • Eileen Driver
  • Emma Howard
  • John Chilcott
  • Mark Simmonds
  • Mary McGuigan
  • Paul Singh
  • Phil Hartwell
  • Rebecca Hamilton
  • Robin Fieth
  • Ross Hodgson
  • Steve Nuttall
  • Vivian Woodell


As a member, you can stand for election to the Board of Directors and become more involved in what we do. Contact Zena King for more information.