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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 2016/2017

Council 2016/2017
Miskin A
President
Stanford D
Deputy president
S Swientozielskyj
Vice president
Madden M (Ms)
Immediate past president
Agate M
Region 11
Macnab A
Region 7
Ash P 
Region 11
McGunnigle A 
Region 3
Barr P
Region 8
McMasters K (Ms)
Co opted
Beedham R E
Region 6
Melancon B 
Co opted
Boffey A
Region 6
Mistry H
Region 3
Bragg K J
Region 3
Muchhala M
Region 1
Chan F
Region 16
Newbury K (Ms)
Region 6
Clackworthy S M K (Ms)
Region 12
Owen J
Region 1
Connaughton L
Region 9
Panditharatne C 
Region 19
Davies N
Region 2

Parker H (Ms)
Region 17
Davison N
Region 5
Ratnayake A
Region 18
Edirisinghe R
Region 14
Richardson E (Ms)
Region 2
K Essayah
Region 12
Sharp R
Region 11
Fitzgerald L (Professor)
Co opted
Stahlin P V 
Co opted
Goddard A
Region 15

Stapleford S T (Mrs)
Region 3
Graham J H
Region 6
Tarr Y D C
Region 10
Hans A
Region 1
Taylor A
Region 7
Hurst S C
Co opted
Taylor L
Region 12
Jackson N P
Co opted
Theagarajah R
Co opted
Jessett N
Region 4
Wayment S
Region 11
Johnson D
Region 2
Weston J 
Region 5

Kakad B
Region 4

Whitehead J H 
Region 5
Karkaria P
Co opted
Zheng J
Co-opted
Kelly K
Co opted

Lowney M
Region 3


 Mack D
Co opted

Council 2016/17 breakdown membership

Council 2016/17 breakdown of membership
President: Miskin A
Deputy president: Stanford D
Vice president: Swientozielskyj S
Immediate past president: Madden M (Ms)  (until AGM 2017)

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 2018
Muchhala M 2014 2017
Owens J 2016 2019

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 2018
Johnson D 2016 2019
Richardson E (Ms) 2011 2017

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 2018
Lowney M 2016 2019
McGunnigle A 2015 2018
Stapleford S 2010 2018

Region 4 West Midlands

Region 4 West Midlands
  Date of first election Vacates at AGM in
Jessett N 2016 2019
Mistry H April 2016  2017
Kakad B  April 2017  

Region 5 North East England

Region 5 North East England
  Date of first election Vacates at AGM in
Davison N 2013 2019
Weston J 2009 2017
Whitehead J H 2009 2018

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 2018
Boffey A 2011 2017
Graham J H Sept 2015 2019
Newbury K (Ms) 2008 2017

Region 7 Scotland

Region 7 Scotland
  Date of first election Vacates at AGM in
Macnab A 2015 2018
Taylor A 2011 2017

Region 8 Northern Ireland

Region 8 Northern Ireland
  Date of first election Vacates at AGM in
Barr P 2016 2019

Region 9 Republic of Ireland

Region 9 Republic of Ireland
  Date of first election Vacates at AGM in
Connaughton L 2016 2019

Region 10 East, West Central & Southern Africa

Region 10 East, West Central & Southern Africa
  Date of first election Vacates at AGM in
Tarr Y D C 2011 2019

Region 11 Central Southern England

Region 11 Central Southern England
  Date of first election Vacates at AGM in
Agate M 2009 2018
Ash P 2013 2019
Sharp R 2012 2018
Wayment S 2011 2017

Region 12 South East England

Region 12 South East England
  Date of first election Vacates at AGM in
Clackworthy S M K 2008 2017
K Essayah April 2016 2017
Taylor L 2013 2019

Region 14 South Asia

Region 14 South Asia
  Date of first election Vacates at AGM in
Edirisinghe R 2016 2019

Region 15 North Asia

Region 15 North Asia
  Date of first election Vacates at AGM in
Goddard A 2016 2019

Region 16 South East Asia

Region 16 South East Asia
  Date of first election Vacates at AGM in
Chan F 2016 2019

Region 17 Europe, North Africa & Middle East

Region 17 Europe, North Africa & Middle East
  Date of first election Vacates at AGM in
Parker H 2010 2019

Region 18 The Americas

Region 18 The Americas
  Date of first election Vacates at AGM in
Ratnayake A 2013 2019

Region 19 Australasia

Region 19 Australasia
  Date of first election Vacates at AGM in
Panditharatne C 2009 2018

Co-opted members

Co-opted members
  Date of first co option Vacates at AGM in
Fitzgerald L (Professor) 2013 2019
Hurst S 2010 2018
Jackson N P 2009 2019
Karkaria P 2010 2018
Kelly K 2015 2017
Mack D 2010 2018
McMasters K 2015 2017
Melancon B 2013 2017
Stahlin P V 2013 2017
Theagarajah R 2013 2017
Zheng J 2015 2018

Appeal committee

Appeal committee

Chairman Jules Griffiths#
Vice chairman Peter Cadman#
Members Malcolm Cornberg*
  Daniel Farrow*
  Jonathan Page#
  Andrew Burman#
Staff support tbc (S)
* = non member of council  
# = lay member  
(S) = staff  

Appointments committee

Appointments committee

Chairman Myriam Madden ipp
Vice chairman Keith Luck* pp
Members Andrew Miskin p
  David Stanford dp
  Steve Swientozielskyj vp
Without portfolio elected members Mike Agate
  Dave Mack
  Hilary Parker
Secretary Tbc (S)
* = non member of council  
ipp = immediate past president  
p = president  
pp = past president  
dp = deputy president  
vp = vice president  
(S) = staff  

Audit and risk process committee

Audit and risk process committee

Chairman Gordon Grant* pp
Vice chairman George Glass* pp
Members Simon Bittlestone*
  Jason Boxer*
  Ian Kleinman*
  Kris McMasters
  Richard Sharp
   
Secretary Anu Bhartiya (S)
   
Observer Steve Swientozielskyj (vp)
pp = past president  
vp = vice president  
* = non member of council  
(S) = staff  

Benevolent fund committee

Benevolent fund committee

Chairman John Weston
Vice chairman Paul Ash
Members Derek Barnes*
  Frank Guilfoyle*
  Sue Hoof*
  Dave Mack
  Andrew Oxley*
  Bob Wilson*
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 Bryn Anstice#
  Joseph Campbell*
  Paul Carcone*
  Bridget Makins#
  Jennifer Quirke*
  Michael Reddy#
  Sandra Ryder*
  Stephen Thacker#
  Suzanne Smith*
  Ian Watts*
 
   
Staff support tba
* = non member of council  
# = lay member  
(S) = staff  

Examinations and assessment oversight panel

Examinations and assessment oversight panel

Chairman Victor Olowe*
Vice chairman Vacancy
Members Stephanie Clackworthy
  Hugh Coombs*
  John Graham
  Edward Kerr*
  Muriel Lisson*
  Lana Liu ~
  Sheila Needham ~
  Martin Roberts*
  Alistair Taylor
Secretary Sheryl Wilderspin (S)
* = non member of council  
~ = non CIMA member  
(S) = staff  

Executive committee

Executive committee

Chairman: president Andrew Miskin (p)
Deputy president David Stanford (dp)
Vice president Steve Swientozielskyj (vp)
   
Chairman of  
Appointments Myriam Madden (ipp)
Global markets Amal Ratnayake
Lifelong learning Paul Ash
Members' services Elaine Richardson
Professional standards Bob Beedham
Technical Louise Taylor
Without portfolio elected member Chandana Panditharatne
Without portfolio elected member Nick Jackson
Past chairman (AICPA) Paul Stahlin
Chief executive Charles Tilley (S)
(Observer) chief executive (AICPA) Barry Melancon
Secretary Gail Stirling  (S)
ipp = immediate past president  
(S) = staff  

Corporate reporting development panel

Corporate reporting development panel

Chairman Charles Batchelor*
Members Richard Hill*
  Simon Ingall*
  Adam McGrath*
  Ian Pettifor*
  Wendy Taylor~
Secretary Nick Topazio (S)
~ = non CIMA member  
* = non member of council  
(S) = staff  

General charitable trust

General charitable trust

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

Global markets committee

Global markets committee

Chairman Amal Ratnayake
Vice chairman Debbe Tarr
Chief financial and operating officer/secretary John Windle (S)
Members Kasia Ciezkowska*
  Nic Davison
  Chandrin Fernando*
  Atanas Jelev*
  Nick Jessett
  Phillie Karkaria
  Alistair Taylor
  Rajendra Theagarajah
  Mahes Wickramsinghe*
  Mirella Zhang*
* = non member of council  
(S) = staff  

Investigation committee

Investigation committee

Chairman Colette Neville#
Vice chairmen

John Crawley#

Graham Humby#

Vickie Isaac#

Members Morounke Akingbola*
  Paul Brittain*
  Elizabeth Corcoran*
  Cheryl Little*
  Chris Matthews-Maxwell#
  Diana Reid#
  Damien O'Kane*
 
 
Staff support tba
* = non member of council  
# = lay member  
(S) = staff  

Lifelong learning committee

Lifelong learning committee

Chairman Paul Ash
Vice chairman Lin Fitzgerald (Professor)
Executive director, education/secretary      Noel Tagoe (S)
Members Patrick Barr
  Jim Callander*
  Francis Chan
  Stephanie Clackworthy
  Ravi Edirisinghe
  John Graham
  Trevor Hassall* (Professor)
  Niall Hennessy*
  Victor Olowe*
  Tim Stewart*
~ = non CIMA member  
* = non member of council  
(S) = staff  

Membership panel

Membership panel

Chairman Francis Chan
Vice chairman Jim Callander*
Members Louise Connaughton
  Amarjeet Hans
  Niall Hennessy*
  Melanie Kanaka*
  Dave Mack

Sue Parsons*
 Member of LLC Elaine Richardson
  Phillip Wilmot*
Secretary Noel Tagoe (S)
* = non member of council  
(S) = staff  

Members' services committee

Members' services committee

Chairman Elaine Richardson
Vice chairman Sue Stapleford
Executive director, marketing/secretary Fiona Harvey (S)
Members Olorunnisola Abiodun*
  Tony Boffey
  Amarjeet Hans
  Melanie Kanaka*
  Andrew McGunnigle
  Yasmin Mohd Ramzi*
  Mustafa Muchhala
Chairman, benevolent fund committee John Weston
  John Zheng
* = non member of council  
(S) = staff  

Panel of assessors for the practising certificate

Panel of assessors for the practising certificate

Chairman Duncan Swift*
Vice chairman Vince Dalaimo*
  Russell Bambling*
  Fiona Bevan*
  Steven Bicknell*
  Giles Brearley*
  Ray Brown*
  Mohammed Butt*
  John Elliot*
  Niall Fleming*
  Paul Glover*
  Bob Holley*
  Bryan Johnson*
  Rob Lee*
  Sue Nicolson*
  Tom Orchard*
  Don Owens*
  Cliff Phillips*
  Alison Walker*
  Michael Watson*
  Chris Wells*
 
 
* = non member of council  

Panel of CPD assessors

Panel of CPD assessors

Chairman Stuart Wayment
Members Danielle Newport*
  Joanne Rattigan*
* = non member of council  

Pension and assurance scheme (superannuation fund) - trustees

Pension and assurance scheme (superannuation fund) - trustees

Chairman Steve Carter*
   
Trustees Frank Curtis*
  Peter Fullam*
   
Staff members Maggie Heasman ~
  Tony Dart*
  Janice Howard ~
   
Employer's representative John Windle (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 Bob Beedham
Vice chairman Karen Newbury
Executive director, governance and professional standards/secretary Gail Stirling  (S)
Members Anna Corry*
  Nigel Davies
  Peter Fullam
  Nigel Iyer*
  David Johnson
  Michael Lowney
Chairman, panel of assessors for the practising certificate Duncan Swift*
Chairman, CPD assessors Stuart Wayment
* = non member of council  
(S) = staff  

Research and development panel

Research and development panel

Chairman Anthony Boateng*
Vice chairman Professor Wim A van der Stede*
Members Nina Barakzai*
  Mark Beale*
  Professor Michael Bromwich* (pp)
  Professor Chris Chapman*
  Professor David Dugdale*
  Professor Lin Fitzgerald
  Jasmin Harvey*
  Professor John Joyce*
  Bina Kakad*
  Rebecca Ryan*
  Professor Bob Scapens~
  Professor Charles Sutclifee*
Secretary Jacky Pfenning (S)
* = non member of council  
pp = past president  
(S) = staff  

Technical committee

Technical committee

Chairman Louise Taylor
Vice chairman Howard Whitehead
Executive vice president, external affairs
Members  
Chairman, corporate reporting development panel Charles Batchelor*
Chairman, research and development panel Anthony Boateng*
  Stuart Chaplin*
  Louise Connaughton
  Alasdair Macnab
  Sheena Mathers*
  Jeremy Osborn*
* = non member of council  
(S) = staff  

Recruitment - CIMA's conduct committees

CIMA is seeking nominations to its independent conduct committees (investigation, disciplinary and appeal) from CIMA fellows and associates. The closing date is 10 March 2017.

Apply now