Elections to council

Notice is given that CIMA has two vacancies in Electoral Constituency (EC) 6 (North West England and North Wales), and two vacancies in Electoral Constituency 12 (South East England) as the term of office of the council member in those electoral constituencies expires at the end of the Annual General Meeting in 2020. 

CIMA also has a casual vacancy due to the resignation of a council member from CIMA Electoral Constituency 11 (Central Southern England).  The term of office will be until the close of the 2022 AGM, as prescribed by byelaw 29.  At that time, the successful candidate may stand for re-election for a further three-year term in accordance with byelaw 28. 

Elections for these five vacancies will be held in April or May 2020.  Nominations for candidates (Fellows) to fill the vacancies must be made by six or more members (three of whom must be Fellows) whose registered addresses are in the EC concerned.

Nomination forms for candidates for election to Council are available to download here.  They may also be obtained from the Corporate Affairs department at CIMA by emailing at Please read the guidelines, information on the role of a Member of Council carefully before completing the form.

The nomination must be received on the prescribed form by 13:00hrs (GMT) on Friday 24 April 2020 and should be clearly marked for the attention of the Corporate Affairs Manager.  A scanned copy of a signed and completed form is acceptable.

The Corporate Affairs department will acknowledge receipt of the nomination form promptly, either through an automated process or by individual acknowledgement. It is however the candidate’s responsibility to ensure that his/her form has been received. In order to avoid uncertainty, it is recommended that, if candidates do not receive such confirmation, they contact the Corporate Affairs department directly (email: BEFORE the closing date, to actively seek such confirmation.

If there is more than one candidate for a vacancy, a ballot will be conducted.  The Corporate Affairs team will contact you if an election is required.