IFM Council

The Council of the Institute is the main decision-making body. It has a membership of fifteen, elected by members at each Annual Meeting. Council members serve for three years but are eligible for re-election each time. There are also non-elected Vice Presidents (former Chairs) and a number of elected Vice-Presidents who may attend Council. The Council meets twice yearly, in January and July, usually in Fishmongers Hall, London.

The current members of the Council are:

Peter Spillett - President
Steve Axford - Vice President

Ian Dolben - Vice President
John Gregory - Executive Officer and Hon Secretary (Vice President)

John Solbe - Vice President

Brian Stott - Vice President

David Bunt - Vice Chair
Jim Gregory - Vice Chair
Hannah Barcley
Paul Knight
Richard Noble - Treasurer
Liz Baldwin

Jim Lyons
Alan Butterworth
Alistair Maltby
Bernadette Barron - Web Manager
Keith Hendry
Paul Johnston
Shaun Leonard
Nicola Teague


Elected Vice-Presidents

David Cragg-Hine
A. Neville-Jones

Valerie Holt

Robin Welcomme



Paul Coulson - Development Officer


Branches can nominate a representative to attend Council meetings.