Who's who at the TUC

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Frances O'Grady, General Secretary

Responsible to Congress and the General Council for the effective operation of the TUC. Frances sets the organisation's strategic goals and acts as chief representative of the TUC.

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Paul NowakPaul Nowak, Deputy General Secretary

Paul leads on a number of key policy areas and has responsibility for the TUC's regional councils, organising and inter-union relations.

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TUC Management Staff

Matilda QuineyMatilda Quiney

Head, Management Services and Administration Department
Strategic management of TUC department responsible for: TUC finances; personnel policies and procedures; Congress House support services; information technology, information services and Congress Centre.

Kevin RowanKevin Rowan

Head, Organisation and Services Department (OSD) and Director of unionlearn
Responsible for the strategic management of the Organisation and Services Department as well as TUC’s learning and skills organisation unionlearn. Unionlearn is responsible for union learning and skills development in England. This includes administering the Union Learning Fund, as well as TUC Education, which covers the whole United Kingdom.

Kate BellKate Bell

Head, Economic and Social Affairs Department
Responsible for the strategic management of the department.

Antonia Bance ©Jess HurdAntonia Bance

Head, Campaigns and Communications Department
Strategic management of TUC campaigning and its public face.

Owen TudorOwen Tudor

Head, European Union and International Relations Department
Responsible for the strategic management of the TUC's work on European issues, international development, migration, trade, international labour standards, lobbying international organisations and relations with unions in other countries and at global level

Sam GurneySam Gurney

Head, Equality and Strategy
Responsible for the strategic management of equality policy and strategy for the whole of the TUC.

* Photographs ©​ Jess Hurd/Report digital

List of TUC Departments

General Council Members

TUC Contacts​

In total, the TUC currently employs more than 200 people. A large proportion of staff are based at Congress House, the central London headquarters.

Some are based at the TUC's out of London offices, in Glasgow, Cardiff, Newcastle, Leeds, Liverpool, Birmingham, Bristol and Brussels. Full addresses and contact numbers for all TUC regional offices.

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