The National Photographic Society is run solely by photographers.  Below is a “who’s who” of some of the team.

The team donate their time for free in order to provide services and support to other photographers around the world.

Rod Pascoe


Rod Pascoe is the Chairman and founder of The NPS.

Rod spent 20 years as a photographer and also has a sales and sales management background, he offers advice on sales and the use of integrated computer systems to assist photographers increase sales and earn more.

Rod is often seen as ‘the face’ of The NPS and can be found on our forum daily helping members with their questions.

Rod has spent nearly 5 years donating his time for free to The NPS.

Paul Spiers

Head of marketing and communication & Regional Officer

Paul Spiers is a wedding photographer and also trains wedding photographers.

Paul has been featured in British Journal of Photography, Photo Pro Magazine, Image Maker Magazine & Advanced Photographer Magazine.

Stu Cooper

Mentor and trainer

Stu Cooper is one of The NPS mentors and also heads up training days for the society.

Anna Barnes

Liaison Manager

Anna deals with suppliers to the photographic industry and works to secure relationships with them and The NPS.

Anna secures supplier discounts for our members and prizes for our monthly image competition.

Susan Hurren

Social media and press

Susan runs our outward facing communications.

Susan is responsible for our FaceBook, Twitter, Google +, newsletter and press releases.

Jayce Clarke


Jayce Clarke is an NPS accredited trainer and runs the bespoke NPS training courses alongside his own.

These mainly consist of qualification training courses designed to get people through our Licentiate qualification.

Stephen Waller


Stephen Waller is a professional photographer specialising in commercial photography.

Stephen reviews photography related products and software for The NPS so that our members can see from a real life perspective whether they are a good fit for their business.

Gareth Williams

Panel Judge

Gareth Williams has been a photographer for his entire professional career spanning over 30 years.

With Associateships with several major photographic associations Gareth has an eye for technique and lighting which makes him the perfect panel judge.

Colin Cole

Panel Judge

Colin Cole has been a photographer for 28 years and runs one of the most successful studios in the country.

With many celebrity weddings and photo shoots to his name (Alan Shearer, James Beattie etc etc) he is one of the most sought out photographers around.

Marcus Cawte


Marcus Cawte runs Talea Internet Solutions and provide the IT support for both The NPS itself and all of our members who take advantage of our free IT products such as cloud storage and website hosting.

Jayne Best

Office Staff

Jayne works in our office answering the phone and dealing with the day to day enquiries.

Sally Hunter

Office Staff

Sally works in our office answering the phone and dealing with the day to day enquiries.