Elections to council

Notice is given that, as the term of office of the council member in each of the following CIMA electoral constituencies (EC) expires at the end of the Annual General Meeting in 2020 elections will be held in February 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.

Current Member
EC1 Central London and North Thames M Muchhala
EC2 South West England and South Wales E Richardson*
EC4 West Midlands H Mistry
EC5 North East England J Brown
EC6 North West England and North Wales A Boffey*
EC6 North West England and North Wales J Cottam
EC7 Scotland S Milne
EC10 East, West Central and Southern Africa D Don-Pierrot*
EC11 Central Southern England S Ghosh
EC12 South East England Vacancy
EC12 South East England K Essayah
EC12 South East England J Watson
* Members not eligible to stand again, having served on Council for nine or more years.

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 Thursday, 9 January 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.