Independent Advisory Panel
As with the all the Army's training establishments, an Independent Advisory Panel (IAP) exists for ATC Pirbright.
The panel provides an independent source of advice, encouragement and support. It exchanges information, provides feedback and assists in identifying possible areas for improvement at ATC Pirbright.
The IAP also acts as a route for external communication and promotes the Army's reputation locally. Additionally, it acts as a source of feedback on local issues.
The panel does not override the Army principle of self-regulation which is vested in the Commanding Officer and the higher chain of command. It also does not have responsibility for budgets, objective setting, policy or staff selection.
The panel meets regularly and also undertakes individual activity visits. A short biography of each IAP member can be found below with a more detailed biography and the most recent IAP report available for download on the right.
Dr Bob Stephenson – Chairman
Dr. Bob Stephenson was awarded his PhD at the Institute of Neuroscience at Sussex University. Bob has held several appointments at Eton College including Head of Biology, Head of Science, House Master and Senior Tutor, and has been part of the senior management team since 1998. He is currently The Lower Master (Deputy Head) of the College.
The Venerable Stuart Beake
The Venerable Stuart Beake is the Archdeacon of Surrey in the Guildford Diocese. The son of a regular army officer, he grew up in Surrey and has had a comprehensive experience across the breadth of the Church of England in a career which has given him parish experience in both St Alban's and Coventry Dioceses.
Mrs Tina Bytheway
Tina was a regional representative for the Samaritans in Prisons and is still a Samaritan at the Guildford Branch. Tina is a Trustee of the charity Action for Prisoners’ Families and a member of the Independent Monitoring Board at HMP Send.
Lieutenant Colonel E A Mulder B.SC, M.PHIL, C.CHEM, M.R.S.C.
A former employee of the Science Research Council and the Shell International Petroleum Company, Alan Mulder is now Deputy Commandant of the Surrey Army Cadet Force. Alan is also the Secretary for the Surrey Committee of the Army Benevolent Fund.