Our Trustees

As an educational charity, NICAS is run by a board of trustees and a staff team of four. Our objectives as an educational charity include introducing climbing in a structured way, training staff in instructional techniques, fostering relationships with governing bodies, promoting safety, community participation and the sport in general, and advancing public education through a nationally-recognised accreditation scheme for climbing on artificial structures.

As of Spring 2024, our Board comprises:

  • Ian C B Taylor – Chair
  • Ken Garner – Treasurer
  • Juan Avendano
  • Matt Bird
  • Jon Chittenden
  • Rebecca Chong
  • Jill Cowley
  • Rotimi Odukoya
  • Jeremy Tapping