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Governance members

David Stanford FCMA, CGMA is the new President of CIMA, effective from 2 June 2017. His Deputy is Steve Swientozielskyj FCMA CGMA while Amal Ratnayake FCMA CGMA is the new vice president. Imran Khalil Naseer FCMA, CGMA and Melanie J Kanaka FCMA, CGMA will serve as co-opted members in the CIMA Council. 

The MESANA Regional Board has also been constituted, under the governance of the Association, with members serving the Board with effect from 1 July 2017. 
As stipulated under the Terms of Reference for Regional Boards, the constitution of the Board shall be 11 individuals, of which three members shall be elected. The elections for these three members were concluded on 15 June 2017. The remaining individuals shall be five nominated members and two students. The nominations were made by the Nominations MA Sub-Committee and approved by CIMA Council. The Regional Vice President is appointed as the RVP to the Regional Board and as committee secretary. 

Mr Kabiruzzaman Yaqub FCMA, CGMA serves as the Chairman of the MESANA Regional Board, with Mr Chandrin Fernando FCMA, CGMA as the Vice Chairman.

Name of Board Member Designation(s) Nominated/ Elected
Kabiruzzaman Yaqub FCMA,CGMA Chairman - Nominated
Chandrin Fernando FCMA,CGMA Vice-Chairman - Nominated
Phillie Karkaria FCMA,CGMA Nominated
Arul Sivagananathan FCMA,CGMA Nominated
Aditi Sharma Student Nominated
Mariam Sadek Student Nominated
Rachel Pope FCMA,CGMA Nominated
Suresh R I Perera FCMA,CGMA Elected
Anju Krishni De Alwis ACMA,CGMA Elected
Mohamed Hamza Mohamed Hazim ACMA,CGMA Elected

The Regional Board will provide perspective on the development of the Association’s strategic plan, the local marketplace and understanding emerging issues in the region - all towards enhancing the management accounting profession and ensuring our continued relevance to the needs of employers and the industry. 

IIMC - CIMA Workshop

The Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (IIMC) and CIMA are working together in organising a two-day workshop to enable them to hone your skills and update your competence.  This workshop will focus on improving your competencies in this volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous world; whilst providing you with updates with the latest trends and issues around the world. You will also be exposed to critical strategic tools and techniques of planning, value creation, risk management and governance. 


 22 and 23 May 2017 (1st group)

 29 and 30 May 2017 (2nd group)

Please select a group of your choice.  As each group is limited to 25 participants, registration is on a first come, first served basis.
Price INR5,000* (includes accommodation, F&B, course materials and certification)
Venue IIM Calcutta Campus

Kindly RSVP your details to or call +91 22 61879925 for more information.

A detailed programme of the workshop can be downloaded here.

CIMA India Liaison Office
Sunshine Tower, 32nd Floor 616,
Senapati Bapat Marg Dadar (West),
Mumbai – 400013 India

T. +91 (0)22 6187 9900 or 9920
F. +91 (0)226187 9988

CIMA India Liaison Office
Vatika Business Centre
Mezzanine Floor, New Delhi Airport Express Line Station,
Konnectus Building, Bhavbhuti Marg,
New Delhi -110001
(opposite Ajmeri gate)

T. +91 (0) 95 9921 8284

CIMA India Liaison Office
Building No. 26/27, Raheja Tower,
7th Floor, East Wing, C-23,
M G Road, Bangalore - 560001

T. +91 (0) 96 8635 7806