Council of directors

About the Council

The Council is the governing body of the Chartered IIA and is responsible for managing the business and affairs of the Institute. Its role is strategic, while day-to-day management of the organisation is delegated to the Chief Executive. The Council is responsible for:

  • Determining the Institute's vision, values and goals
  • Determining the Institute's strategic objectives and strategic policies
  • Setting the pace for the Institute's current operations and future development
  • Ensuring that the Institute's organisational structure and capability are appropriate for implementing the chosen strategies
  • Monitoring and evaluating the implementation of strategies, policies and business plans
  • Ensuring that internal controls are effective
  • Ensuring accountability to members.   

Council is the ultimate decision-making body in the Chartered IIA. It takes reports from the committees and the executive and makes decisions based on their input and recommendations.

Click here to meet the council

Click here to find out how the council is composed

Click here to view our five standing committees

Click here to see how our election to council process works

Click here to find out what our council meetings involve


Annual General Meeting (AGM)

Members who have taken the IIA Diploma or IIA Advanced Diploma are known as voting members. These members are eligible to vote at the Annual General Meeting (AGM) which usually takes place in October. At the AGM they vote for the President, Deputy President and new Council directors and on other items of business.

The tenth AGM of the Chartered IIA was held on 16 October 2019. 

Members heard reports from the outgoing President, Paul Manning CMIIA, the Chief Executive, Dr Ian Peters MBE, and received the report and accounts for 2018/19.

Members approved the appointment of Paul Day CMIIA as Director at Large, and voted in favour of: 

  • Mark Lenton CMIIA as President
  • Peter Elam CMIIA as Deputy President 
  • Peter Wood CMIIA being appointed as Chair of the Audit Committee
  • and Haysmacintyre LLP were re- appointed as auditors.

Membership fees for 2020/21 were also approved.

The elected directors to the Council were announced:

  • Piyush Fatania CMIIA
  • Moya Moore CMIIA
  • Elizabeth Stevenson PIIA
  • Gary Stewart CMIIA