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Council & Committee

The council is CIMA's governing body.

There are currently 56 members on Council; 37 are directly elected by CIMA members.

The remaining 16 are the president, deputy president, vice president, immediate past president and 15 co-opted members. Council meets five times a year to discuss and set policy.

CIMA governance committees meet at least four times a year.

Council 2020/2021

Council 2020/2021
Jackson N
President
Ash P
Deputy President
Kanaka M
Vice President
Ratnayake A
Immediate Past President
Baldwin J 
Region 5
McGunnigle A 
Region 3
Barr P
Region 8
Mehta A
Co opted
Beedham R E
Region 6
Mendis C
Region 6
Bennett R 
Region 19
Milne S
Region 7
Bittlestone S
Co opted
Mistry H
Region 3
Bragg K J
Region 3
Moolman J
Region 10
Brown J
Region 5
Muchhala M
Region 11
Chan F
Region 16
Nomura T
Co opted
Connaughton L
Region 9
Naseer I
Co opted
Davies N
Region 2
Nicholls J
Region 2
Davison N
Region 5
O'Brien L
Region 1
Donaldson G
Co opted
Owen J
Region 1
S Freeman
Region 3
Pandya R
Co opted
Ghosh S
Region 11
Perera S
Region 14
Goddard A
Region 15
Reeb B
Co opted
Graham J H
Region 6
Roosa D
Co opted
Hans A
Region 1
Saxton M
Region 18
Hueppauff B
Region 12
Sharp R
Region 11
Jessett N
Region 4
Singh V
Co opted
Johnson D
Region 2
Smith H
Region 7
Kakad B
Region 4
Stephen K
Co Opted
Landy C
Co Opted
Watson J
Region 12
Lowney M
Region 3
Wieronski W
Co opted
Luk A
Co opted
Wilhelmij P
Region 17
Lynch D
Region 11
Yan C
Region 6
Macnab A
Co opted
Zheng J
Co opted

Council 2020/21 breakdown membership

Council 2020/21 breakdown of membership
President: Jackson N
Deputy President: Ash P
Vice President: Kanaka M
Immediate Past President: Ratnayake A (until AGM 2021)

Region 1 Central London and North Thames

Region 1 Central London and North Thames
  Date of first election Vacates at AGM in
Hans A 2015 2021
O'Brien L 2014  2023
Owens J 2016 2022

Central London and North Thames homepage

Region 2 South West England and South Wales

Region 2 South West England and South Wales
  Date of first election Vacates at AGM in
Davies N 2015 2021
Johnson D 2016 2022
Nicholls J 2020 2023

South West England and South Wales homepage

Region 3 East Midlands and East Anglia

Region 3 East Midlands and East Anglia
  Date of first election Vacates at AGM in
Bragg K J 2012 2021
Freeman S 2019 2022
Lowney M 2016 2022
McGunnigle A 2015 2021

East Midlands and East Anglia homepage

Region 4 West Midlands

Region 4 West Midlands
  Date of first election Vacates at AGM in
Jessett N 2016 2022
Kakad B April 2017 2021
Mistry H
April 2016
2023

West Midlands homepage

Region 5 North East England

Region 5 North East England
  Date of first election Vacates at AGM in
Baldwin J 2018 2021
Brown J (Ms) 2017 2023
Davison N 2013 2022

North East England homepage

Region 6 North West England and North Wales

Region 6 North West England and North Wales
  Date of first election Vacates at AGM in
Beedham R E 2012 2021
Graham J H Sept 2015 2022
Mendis C 2020 2023
Yan C 2020 2023

North West England and North Wales homepage

Region 7 Scotland

Region 7 Scotland
  Date of first election Vacates at AGM in
Milne S 2019 (Jan) 2023
Smith H 2018 2021

Scotland homepage

Region 8 Northern Ireland

Region 8 Northern Ireland
  Date of first election Vacates at AGM in
Barr P 2016 2022

Ireland homepage

Region 9 Republic of Ireland

Region 9 Republic of Ireland
  Date of first election Vacates at AGM in
Connaughton L 2016 2022

Ireland homepage

Region 10 East, West Central & Southern Africa

Region 10 East, West Central & Southern Africa
  Date of first election Vacates at AGM in
Moolman J 2020 2023

Africa homepage

Region 11 Central Southern England

Region 11 Central Southern England
  Date of first election Vacates at AGM in
Ghosh S 2017 2023
Lynch D 2018 2021
Muchhala M 2014 2022
Sharp R 2012 2021

Central Southern England homepage

Region 12 South East England

Region 12 South East England
  Date of first election Vacates at AGM in
Hueppauff B 2020 2023
Watson J 2017 (Sept) 2023
Vacancy 2019 2022

South East England homepage

Region 14 South Asia

Region 14 South Asia
  Date of first election Vacates at AGM in
Perera S 2019 2022

Region 15 North Asia

Region 15 North Asia
  Date of first election Vacates at AGM in
Goddard A 2016 2022

Region 16 South East Asia

Region 16 South East Asia
  Date of first election Vacates at AGM in
Chan F 2016 2022

Region 17 Europe, North Africa & Middle East

Region 17 Europe, North Africa & Middle East
  Date of first election Vacates at AGM in
Wilhelmij P 2019 2022

Region 18 The Americas

Region 18 The Americas
  Date of first election Vacates at AGM in
Saxton M July 2017 2022

Region 19 Australasia

Region 19 Australasia
  Date of first election Vacates at AGM in
Bennett R 2018 2021

Australasia homepage

Co-opted members

Co-opted members
  Date of first co option Vacates at AGM in
Bittlestone S 2018 2021
Donaldson G 2017  2023
Landy C 2020 (Jan) 2022
Luk A 2019 2022
Macnab A 2018  2021
Mehta A 2019 2021
Naseer I 2017 2023
Nomura T 2020 2021
Pandya R 2020 (Jan) 2022
Reeb B 2020 2021
Roosa D 2018 (Feb) 2021
Singh V 2019 2022
Stephen K 2019 2022
Wieronski W 2019 (Nov) 2022
Zheng J 2015 2021

Appeal committee

Appeal committee

Chairman Catrin Davies#
Vice chairman Karen McArthur#
Members Andrew Burman#
  Rose Butterworth*
  Sue Davie*
  Jonathan Page#
Staff support Rosemary Carroll (S)
* = non member of council  
# = lay member  
(S) = staff  

Appointments committee

Appointments committee

Chairman Amal Ratnayake ipp
Vice chairman
Members Nick Jackson p
  Paul Ash dp
  Melanie Kanaka vp
Without portfolio elected members Francis Chan
  Michael Lowney
  James Owen
Secretary Baljeet Basra (S)
* = non member of council  
ipp = immediate past president  
p = president  
pp = past president  
dp = deputy president  
vp = vice president  
(S) = staff  

Benevolent fund committee

Benevolent fund committee

Chairman Mustafa Muchhala
Vice chairman Anoop Mehta
Members Derek Barnes*
  Jeff Kaye*
  Ambrose Kealy*
  Matt Miller*
  Has Mistry
   Louise O'Brien
  Rona Van Hoepen*
  Magdalenda Wereda-Kolasinska*
Secretary Sarah Martyn (S)
* = non member of council  
(S) = staff  

Disciplinary committee

Disciplinary committee

Chairman Rosalind Wright#
Vice chairmen

Helen Riley #

Robin Somerville#

Judith Way#

Members Joseph Campbell*
  Michael Campbell#
  Gary Dewey*
  Melissa D'Mello#
  Angie Loveless#
  Bridget Makins#
  Michael McCulley
  Sandra Murray*
  Pamela Ormerod#
  Jacki Pearce#
  Jennifer Quirke*
  Suzanne Smith*
  Emma Sweeney*
  Stephen Thacker#
  Ian Watts*
Staff support Janice Hughes
* = non member of council  
# = lay member  
(S) = staff  

General charitable trust

General charitable trust

Chairman Glynn Lowth* (pp)
 Vice Chairman Rod Hill* (pp)
  Bob Beedham
  Ivan Court*
  Francesca Windsor*
Secretary Baljeet Basra (s)
pp = past president  
* = non member of council  
(S) = staff  

Global member engagement committee

Global member engagement committee

Chairman Imran Khalil Naseer
Vice chairman Amarjeet Hans
Secretary Paul Turner (S)
Members Manohari Abeyeskera*
  Rebecca Bennett
  Nigel Davies
  Sinead Dillon*
  Patricia Duru*
  Elizabeth Lilker
  David Lynch
  James Owen
  Martin Saxton
  Wojciech Wieronski
  John Zheng
* = non member of council
(S) = staff  

Investigation committee

Investigation committee

Chairman Angela Horne#
Vice chairman

Graham Humby#

Members Morounke Akingbola*
  Catherine Audcent#
  Paul Brittain*
  Elizabeth Corcoran*
  Alison Fisher#
  Mike Foster#
  Alison Harvey#
  Cheryl Little*
  Alison Lyon#
  Damien O'Kane*
  Rob Ward#
Staff support Janice Hughes
* = non member of council  
# = lay member  
(S) = staff  

Membership committee

Membership committee

Chairman Bob Beedham
Vice chairman Keren Stephen
Secretary Baljeet Basra (S)
Members Mike Agate*
  Sarah Ghosh
  Iain Haggis*
  David Johnson
  Phillie Karkaria*
  Michael Lowney
  Suresh Perera
  Mirella Zhang*
* = non member of council  
(S) = staff  

Panel of assessors for the practising certificate

Panel of assessors for the practising certificate

Chairman Allison Walker*
Vice chairman Vince Dalamio*
Vice chairman Bryan Johnson*
  Russell Bambling*
  Andre Baron*
  Fiona Bevan*
  Steven Bicknell*
  Daniel Chan Chong*
  John Elliot*
  Paul Glover*
  Amarjeet Hans
  Dean-Johnathan Hollis*
  Rob Lee*
  Tony Manning*
  Sue Nicolson*
  Tom Orchard*
  Donald Owens*
  Huw Roberts*
  Pradeepan Velayuthan*
  Michael Watson*
  Chris Wells*
* = non member of council  

Panel of CPD assessors

Panel of CPD assessors

Chair Karen Newbury*
Members Joanna Bailey*
John Bent*
  Daniel Boguslawski*
  Sue Parsons*
* = non member of council  

Pension and assurance scheme (superannuation fund) - trustees

Pension and assurance scheme (superannuation fund) - trustees

Chairman Steve Carter*
Trustees Richard Mallett*
  Peter Fullam*

Gillian Lees ~
  Janice Howard ~

John Windle
Employer Representatives Scott Spiegel (s)
  Baljeet Basra (s)
Secretary Richard Harris, Xafinity Consulting Ltd
* = non member of council  
# = member of council  
S = staff  
rs = retired staff  
pp = past president  

Professional standards committee

Professional standards committee

Chairman John Graham
Vice chairman Anna Corry*
Executive Vice President, governance and professional standards/secretary Gail Stirling  (S)
Members Joe Anichebe*

Nic Davison
  Nigel Iyer*
  Nick Jessett
 Chairman, CPD assessors Karen Newbury*
  Juliette Oliver*
   Maryvonne Palanduz*
  Vinesh Singh
  Garry Thickett*
  Ian Todd*
Chairman, panel of assessors for the practising certificate Allison Walker*
  Nicole Ziman*
* = non member of council  
(S) = staff