Search

Council & Committee

The council is CIMA's governing body.

There are currently 54 members on council; 38 are directly elected by CIMA members.

The remaining 16 are the president, deputy president, vice president, immediate past president and 12 co-opted members. Council meets five times a year to discuss and set policy.

Governance and policy committees meet at least four times a year.

Council 2019/2020

Council 2019/2020
Ratnayake A
President
Jackson N
Deputy President
Ash P
Vice President
Swientozielskyj S
Immediate Past President
Baldwin J 
Region 5
Kakad B
Region 4
Barr P
Region 8
Lowney M
Region 3
Beedham R E
Region 6
Luk A
Co opted
Bennett R 
Region 19
Lynch D
Region 11
Bittlestone S
Co opted
Macnab A
Co opted
Boffey A
Region 6
McGunnigle A 
Region 3
Bragg K J
Region 3
Mehta A
Co opted
Brown J
Region 5
Milne S
Region 7
Chan F
Region 16
Mistry H
Region 3
Connaughton L
Region 9
Muchhala M
Region 1
Cottam J
Region 6
Naseer I
Co opted
Davies N
Region 2
O'Brien L
Co opted
Davison N
Region 5
Owen J
Region 1
Donaldson G
Co opted
Perera S
Region 14
Don-Pierrot D
Region 10
Richardson E (Ms)
Region 2
K Essayah
Region 12
Roosa D
Co opted
Ghosh S
Region 11
Saxton M
Region 18
Goddard A
Region 15
Sharp R
Region 11
Graham J H
Region 6
Singh V
Co opted
Griffiths D
Co opted
Smith H
Region 7
Hans A
Region 1
Stephen K
Co Opted
Hansen E
Co opted
Watson J
Region 12
Jessett N
Region 4
Wayment S
Region 11
Johnson D
Region 2
Wilhelmij P
Region 17
Kanaka M
Co Opted
Zheng J
Co-opted

Council 2019/20 breakdown membership

Council 2019/20 breakdown of membership
President: Ratnayake A
Deputy President: Jackson N
Vice President: Ash P
Immediate Past President: Swientozielskyj S (until AGM 2020)

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
Muchhala M 2014 2020
Owens J 2016 2022

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
Richardson E (Ms) 2011 2020

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
Vacancy 2019 2022
Lowney M 2016 2022
McGunnigle A 2015 2021

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
2020

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 2020
Davison N 2013 2022

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
Boffey A 2011 2020
Cottam J 2017 2020
Graham J H Sept 2015 2022

Region 7 Scotland

Region 7 Scotland
  Date of first election Vacates at AGM in
Milne S 2019 (Jan) 2020
Smith H 2018 2021

Region 8 Northern Ireland

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

Region 9 Republic of Ireland

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

Region 10 East, West Central & Southern Africa

Region 10 East, West Central & Southern Africa
  Date of first election Vacates at AGM in
Don-Pierrot Y D C 2011 2020

Region 11 Central Southern England

Region 11 Central Southern England
  Date of first election Vacates at AGM in
Ghosh S 2017 2020
Lynch D 2018 2021
Sharp R 2012 2021
Wayment S 2019  2022

Region 12 South East England

Region 12 South East England
  Date of first election Vacates at AGM in
Essayah K April 2016 2020
Taylor L 2013 2022
Watson J 2017 (Sept)  2020

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 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

Co-opted members

Co-opted members
  Date of first co option Vacates at AGM in
Bittlestone S 2018 2021
Donaldson G 2017  2020
Griffiths D 2018 (Feb) 2019 (31 Jan)
Hansen E 2019 2020
Kanaka M 2017 2020
Luk A 2019 2022
Macnab A 2018  2021
Mehta A 2019 2020
Naseer I 2017 2020
O'Brien L (Mrs) 2017 2020
Roosa D 2018 (Feb) 2020
Singh V 2019 2022
Stephen K 2019 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 Steve Swientozielskyj ipp
Vice chairman David Stanford* pp
Members Amal Ratnayake p
  Nick Jackson dp
  Paul Ash vp
Without portfolio elected members Francis Chan
  Debbie Don-Pierrot
  Sarah Ghosh
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 Amarjeet Hans
Members Derek Barnes*
  Jeff Kaye*
  Ambrose Kealy*
  David Johnson
  David Lynch
  Matt Miller*
  Has Mistry
   Louise O'Brien
  Rona Van Hoepen*
  Jannette Watson
  Magdalenda Wereda-Kolasinska*
Secretary Caroline Aldred (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#
  Paul Carcone*
  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 Valerie Bertorello (S)
pp = past president  
* = non member of council  
(S) = staff  

Investigation committee

Investigation committee

Chairman Angela Horne#
Vice chairmen

John Crawley#

Graham Humby#

Vickie Isaac#

Members Morounke Akingbola*
  Catherine Audcent#
  Paul Brittain*
  Elizabeth Cocoran*
  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 Bina Kakad
Secretary Baljeet Basra (S)
Members Mike Agate*
Janet Brown
  Nic Davison
  Aidan Goddard
  Iain Haggis*
  Nick Jessett
  Phillie Karkaria*
  Imran Naseer
  Keren Stephen
  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 Dalaimo*
Vice chairman Bryan Johnson*
  Russell Bambling*
  Fiona Bevan*
  Steven Bicknell*
  John Elliot*
  Paul Glover*
  Rob Lee*
  Sue Nicolson*
  Tom Orchard*
  Don Owens*
  Cliff Phillips*
  Michael Watson*
  Chris Wells*
* = non member of council  

Panel of CPD assessors

Panel of CPD assessors

Chair Karen Newbury*
Members Joanna Bailey*
  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 Vacancy
  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 Melanie Kanaka
Vice chairman Nigel Davies
Executive Vice President, governance and professional standards/secretary Gail Stirling  (S)
Members Joe Anichebe*
Rebecca Bennett

Anna Corry*
  Kelly Essayah
  Nigel Iyer*
 Chairman, CPD assessors Karen Newbury*
  Juliette Oliver*
   Maryvonne Palanduz*
  Gary Thickett*
Ian Todd
Chairman, panel of assessors for the practising certificate Allison Walker*
  Nicole Ziman
* = non member of council  
(S) = staff