The NICTS Agency Board

The NICTS Board (the Board) oversees the work of the NICTS. The Chief Executive of the NICTS is responsible for the day-to-day operation of the Agency and the leadership and management of its staff.


Board Members

The Board consists of:

  • NICTS Director, Glyn Capper (who chairs the Board)
  • Chief Modernisation Officer, Karen Ward
  • Acting Chief Operating Officer, Elaine Topping
  • two independent members, Vilma Patterson & Albert Hamilton.

Members of the Judiciary

Nominated by the Lady Chief Justice (who will attend the Board meetings from March 2024), judicial representation consists of:

  • Her Honour Judge Smyth, Recorder of Belfast
  • District Judge (Magistrates’ Courts) Keown, Presiding District Judge (Magistrates’ Courts)
  • Mr John Duffy, President of the Appeals Tribunal

NICTS Agency Board Minutes

NICTS Agency Board Minutes

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