Ascertiva appoints new head

The Ascertiva Group has appointed Ann Robinson as its new chairman.

Robinson is currently director of  consumer policy at but will now join the Ascertiva Group – the third party certification companies which includes NICEIC and NQA.

“We are delighted to appoint Ann to the role of group chairman,” said Ascertiva’s ceo Emma Clancy.

“Ann has successfully delivered several successful change management programmes in the various organisations she has held senior positions. I look forward to drawing on her knowledge and experience and leading the Ascertiva Group to a progressive and healthy future.”

Phil Buckle, chief executive of the Electrical Safety Council, which Ann will also work closely with, added: “Ann’s background in energy related consumer issues made her a standout candidate. Her experiences are well aligned with ESC’s aims and objectives to improve customer safety in the home.”