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BERA Council and Committees

Risk Assessment & Audit Committee

The BERA Risk Register is reviewed by the Risk Assessment and Audit Committee (RAAC) twice a year. RAAC acts as an independent and objective body, monitoring and assessing the risk to the organisation, the committee remit can be found here. The committee itself has no decision-making powers but takes responsibility for the oversight and updating of the register and is responsible for horizon scanning in the field for developments which may develop into risks for the organisation.

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Risk Assessment & Audit Committee

Andrew Clapham, Dr

Andrew Clapham is an Associate Professor and Higher Education Academy Senior Fellow and Director of the Centre for Behavioural Research Methods. Andrew examines the sociology of education and focuses upon how education policy plays out in...

Elizabeth Killen

University of Cambridge

Liz joins the Risk Assessment & Audit Committee with a background in policy, industry, and academia. Currently, she is a PhD Candidate at the University of Cambridge, focussing on modelling the role of education in income inequality, and she also...

Diana Burton, Professor

University of Wolverhampton

Diana Burton is an established researcher and former Pro-Vice Chancellor with extensive University leadership experience. Diana held senior leadership posts in 3 institutions, including as Head of Education at MMU, Dean of Education at LJMU and...

Patricia Davies, Dr

Associate Professor at Prince Mohammad Bin Fahd University

Dr Patricia Marybelle Davies is Associate Professor in the College of Science and Human Studies at Prince Mohammad bin Fahd University in Saudi Arabia. She completed a Doctorate in Educational Technology Leadership and Policy at the University of...