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Meet the team:


Nina Paterson

Lead Accreditation Officer

Nina Paterson works for British Acupuncture Accreditation Board (BAAB)) three days a week. She leads the work of the organisation and oversees the accreditation activity, working closely with the accreditation officer(s) to do so. Working with the Board, the accreditation committee and their respective Chairs, Nina's role is to ensure BAAB’s strategic vision is met and operationalised – ensuring excellence in Acupuncture Education.  



Petra Nannes

Secretary to the Board

Petra works for British Acupuncture Accreditation Board (BAAB) two days a week.  Dealing with the Board agenda, papers and minutes, manages the Boards financial record keeping, and ensures that the Board meets the requirements of Companies House. 


Angela Scutts 

Secretary to the Accreditation Committee

Angela works for British Acupuncture Accreditation Board (BAAB) two days a week. Dealing with the Accreditation Committee agenda, papers and minutes, updates the website, and has most contact with the teaching institutions. 

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