IBMS Council elections


Voting is now open

All eligible members are encouraged to vote for their Council 

The IBMS Council is the Institute’s governing body and comprises six National and 12 Regional members. It is elected by members to make key decisions, develop policy and strategy, and ensure the organisation achieves its aims and objectives on behalf of IBMS members.

Council members will play a central role in shaping the Institute’s future and ensuring that the professional body is run effectively and that it meets members’ needs.

Elections - how to vote 

Corporate members who have previously registered an email address with the Institute received an email containing their secure link to the voting site on Wednesday 24th April 2019.

Corporate Members who have not registered their email address with the Institute may register to receive their voting details by email or request a postal vote using one of the following methods. Your full name and IBMS membership number will be required.

By email: 

By phone: 023 8076 3987 (this service will be staffed from Monday to Friday, 9.00am – 5.30pm excluding Public Holidays and a voicemail service is available at other times)

By internet:

Voting will close at 5.00pm on Thursday 23rd May 2019, and the result of the election will be officially confirmed at the Annual General Meeting, to be held on Saturday 8th June 2019 in London.

The following nominations were received to fill the vacancies on IBMS Council in 2019:

Regional Members - 5 vacancies

Irish Region                      Mrs Shauna McAuley
Scotland                            Dr Linda Walsh
South West                       Mr Andrew Usher
Yorkshire                          Mrs Joanna Andrew

No ballot will be required for the Irish Region, Scotland, South West, and Yorkshire vacancies on Council in 2019.

West Midlands                Mr Nigel Coles 
                                           Dr Shivanthi Samarasinghe

Elections for the West Midlands vacancy will be required.

National Members - Two vacancies

Dr Selwa Alsam
Dr Victoria Bradley
Dr Mike Carter
Dr Jo Horne
Mr Charlie Houston
Professor Keith Hyde
Ms Marilena Ioannou

Elections for the National vacancies will be required.