Contact Us

You are welcome to ask questions and make suggestions about procedure, policy and IPA administration. The IPA Central Office, called Broomhills, is in North London in the UK, and staff are glad to provide direct help to members. If you do not know which member of staff to contact, please write to the general address:  

General Details

      Address: Broomhills, Woodside Lane, London N12 8UD

Phone: +44 20 8446 8324

Fax: +44 20 8445 4729


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      Directions and Map

If approaching the office by tube please follow:

Catch the Northern Line to Woodside Park.
Cross over the pedestrian bridge at the station.
Walk straight from the front of the station and take the first turn to
the left (50m) into Woodside Grange Road,
Walk about 600m and the road  merges at an acute angle into Woodside
Avenue, keep going to the left for a further 200m  until you get to a T
junction and turn right into Woodside Lane.


The list of staff and their responsibilities should help in choosing the most appropriate person to contact:

Paul Crake
Executive Director
Responsible for providing support and advice to the Board and Executive Committee on all issues to do with the governance of the IPA. He manages the staff and oversees all IPA operations in which staff are involved.


Steven Edwards
Head of Projects and Operational Development
Responsible for managing a range of projects currently including overseeing the implementation of a new communication strategy, managing the relocation of the central office and an archiving project. 
Simon Shutler  Simon Shutler
Finance Director
Responsible for all aspects of finance and the information technology systems in the Central Office.

Joanne Beavis Joanne Beavis
International New Groups Manager
Responsible for providing support to the ING Committee, and advising Members on IPA Policy regarding ING issues.


Mike Tilley   Mike Tilley
Membership and Database Manager
Manages the electronic database of Members, the Congress database of proposals, Congress registration data management and technical aspects of the IPA website.


Rhoda Bawdekar-Sebastián
Publishing Manager
Responsible for content and design management of the IPA website. She also works closely with the Publications Committee, co-ordinating the production of IPA Publications.


Steve Thierman
Board Secretary

Responsible for the management of all Board and Executive Committee meetings, for the management of the IPA’s elections, and for providing support, as needed, to other IPA Committees.

Karina Gutierrez Karina Gutierrez
Membership Secretary
Responsible for day-to-day operations of the membership database, and supporting membership activities.


Andrée Alldis Andrée Alldis
Accounts Assistant
Supports the Finance Director.


Francesca Battisti-Davies,
Office Assistant
Provides support to membership activities and regular maintenance of the database as well as general office administration.



Contacting the IPA'S Officers

Stefano Bolognini

Alexandra Billinghurst
Vice President
Juan Carlos Weissmann

Juan Carlos Weissmann