Paul Smee, supported by the CML staff, has day to day responsibility for the CML's work. The CML is overseen by the CML Executive Committee, the board-level strategic decision-making and governance body.The members of the Executive Committee are drawn from a diverse range of lenders of all types and sizes within the CML membership. 

For 2016 - 2017, the officers of the CML are:

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Peter Hill is Chief Executive of Leeds Building Society.

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Deputy chairman

Miguel Sard is Managing Director, Mortgages, of Santander UK plc.

Regional chairs

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CML Scotland

Carol Anderson is Scotland branch and business banking distribution director at TSB Bank 

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CML Northern Ireland

Derek Wilson is head of mortgage strategy and distribution at First Trust Bank.

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CML Cymru

Julie-Ann Haines is customer director for Principality Building Society.