The Team

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< David Pickles, RBA President

Elected regularly since 1997, having been involved in a range of voluntary roles within the union whilst working in retail stores.


As President, David looks after the RBA's funds (together with three elected Trustees), chairs all internal meetings and committees in meetings with employers, and represents members within internal grievance and disciplinary procedures.

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Andy Sweatman, RBA Vice President >

Employed as a store manager and elected to the voluntary role of Vice President in 2017.

As Vice President, Andy supports the President in his role, attends committee meetings and meetings with employers, and is available to advise and assist individual members.