Our Management Team

Our Management Team 

Helen Whiteman - Chief Executive Officer

Helen is responsible for the governance of CILEx Regulation and is accountable to the Board, working closely with the Chair of the Board.

Helen Whiteman

Vicky Purtill - Director of Authorisation and Supervision

Vicky is responsible for leading, developing and delivering CILEx Regulation’s supervisory, authorisation and education functions. Vicky oversees the entity and individual authorisation and supervision functions including client protection arrangements.

Vicky Purtill

Stuart Dalton - Director of Policy and Enforcement

Stuart is responsible for overseeing the enforcement and disciplinary functions. Stuart is also responsible for leading and delivering strategic policy, business planning, communication and engagement, performance and governance.

Stuart Dalton

Francine Allgood - Investigations Manager

Francine and her team are responsible for investigating complaints about the conduct of people or entities that we regulate. The team also deals with Tribunal hearings, Fitness to Own and Prior Conduct declarations.

 Francine Allgood

David Pope - Entity Authorisation and Client Protection Manager

David and his team are responsible for assessing applications for entity regulation and carrying out risk-based supervision of authorised entities.

David Pope

Karl Cerski - Director of Finance

Karl graduated from Leicester Polytechnic (now De Montfort University) with an honours degree in business studies and joined Perkins Engines as a finance trainee, studying part-time for his professional accountancy exams with CIMA. He went on to hold a series of management accounting and financial management roles with Thomas Cook, Castle Cement (during which time he qualified as a Chartered Management Accountant), John Laing Construction and EPL Access Ltd before joining CILEx Law School as Director of Finance in 2010.