Boards and Committees

Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees is responsible for ensuring the good governance of CIEH, that it meets its charter objects, charitable aims and legal obligations. With the addition of the Chief Executive (Anne Godfrey) as a member, it also acts as the Board of CIEH Limited, CIEH’s trading body. It is composed of six trustees elected by CIEH members, six appointed by the Board (on the recommendation of the Appointments and Remuneration Committee) and the President (also appointed by the Board).

Siraj Choudhury, Steve Cooper, Roy Coulter, Tim Deveaux, Mark Elliott, Tim Everett (President), Kevin Gould, Alan Higgins, Terenja Humphries, Graeme Mitchell, Tim Nichols, Nick Pahl, Andy Statham (Chair).  

Nominations for the next election round for the Board of Trustees opened on 26 May 2017 (two posts) and the next round of co-option appointments will be in September 2017 (three posts). Newly-elected and appointed trustees will take office from 1 January 2018.  

The Board of Trustees is supported in its work by two committees and two advisory groups.

Membership and the Profession Advisory Group

  • Supports the Board by contributing to the review and formulation of strategy in relationship to membership and the wider profession.
  • Recommends policies for member recruitment, engagement, retention and services.
  • Reviews the CPD scheme, including regulations and guidance for members.
  • Advises the Board on membership grades, fee structures and entry criteria.
Paul Brookes, Rachel Flowers, Dave Foster, Jonathan Hayes, Sarah Johns, Gareth Moore, Dave Statham (Chair) and Alan Watt.

Learning and Qualifications Advisory Group

  • Supports the Board in its role as CIEH awarding organisation.
  • Provides oversight for CIEH qualifications and learning portfolio.
  • Participates in the appointment of the Chief Examiner and oversee the work of the Board of Examiners.
  • Assists CIEH in building strong and positive relationships with the HE and FE community.
Lisa Ackerley, Maurice Brennan, Adam Choonara (Chair), Andrea Higginbottom, Gareth Moore plus three vacancies.

Risk and Audit Committee

  • Identifies key risks in CIEH’s operation and support management of those risks.
  • Ensures appropriate accounting and financial policies and controls are in place.
  • Receives reports from external auditors and advisors and ensure that control processes are co-ordinated and effective.
Roy Coulter (Chair), Lawrence Manna, Les Milne plus two vacancies.

Appointments and Remuneration Committee

  • Recommends appointments to the Board, its committees and advisory groups.
  • Reviews the composition of the Board and identify any skills gaps.
  • Recommends the framework policy for the remuneration of the Chief Executive.
  • Reviews any significant proposed changes in employment policy and benefits for CIEH staff.
Tim Everett, Julie Kortens (Chair), Amanda Porter, Victoria Stubbs plus one vacancy.
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