The General Secretary of GMB is Tim Roache, who was recently elected to the post.
The position of General Secretary is elected every five years by a secret ballot of GMB members. The General Secretary has responsibility for GMB's industrial and policy work, as well as being GMB's senior executive manager.
Also based at National Office are the National Secretaries and National Officers for each of the three industrial sections, Commercial Services, Manufacturing, and Public Services. There are also specialists who provide expert advice on rights at work, industry specific issues, pensions, health and safety, equality, international solidarity and employment law.
GMB's National Press Office distributes the latest GMB news to the national, regional and international media.