Meet the FOB team


Gordon Polson – Chief Executive

Reporting to Chairman and Board Gordon has overall responsibility for general management of The Federation, including budgetary and financial management, policy and planning.

Gordon also has direct responsibility for technical/legislative, health and safety and environmental issues.




Amy Yeates – Policy and Administration Manager

Reporting to the FOB Chief Executive. Amy is involved in all aspects of the Federation’s work providing support to the Chief Executive, FOB Board and the various FOB Committees.  She has specific responsibility for FOB policy, administration and office management including maintaining the FOB website and extranet, accounts administration and membership matters. Amy is also responsible for organising the Federation’s Annual Conference and other members’ events.