Lead Officer specialist subjects

CTSI influences a vast array of policy debates concerning consumer protection, economic, environmental, fair trading, health and social wellbeing issues through the expertise provided by our Lead Officer network. 

Who are CTSI's Lead Officers?

Lead officers are  trading standards professionals who are specialists in their field. There are currently 52 lead officers.

Their specialist subjects cover everything from animal health and welfare to weights and measures.

What do they do? 

Meeting with four peopleLead officers work with the Chartered Trading Standards Institute, dedicating their  time to ensuring they are fully briefed and up-to-date in their specialist area.

They use this knowledge and insight to inform CTSI policy, work with the media and are extremely active in government discussions and consultations.

They do all this in addition to their day-jobs in local authorities and blue chip companies, allowing CTSI to sustain its lobbying effectiveness.

Lead Officer activity

You can view the latest news from lead officers on their specialist subject pages listed on the left. These are restricted to members of the Institute.

Consultation responses authored by the lead officers are available here.

Each of the lead officer specialist areas feed into one or more of our policy priorities:

How to contact Lead Officers

Lead officer contact details are available in the membership section of the website in the Membership Information Directory and on their individual policy area pages.