Andy Burman, CMgr, FCMI, FIAM, FRSA
Chief Executive Officer, The British Dietetic Association
Chief Executive (Designate), ICSA: The Governance Institute
Jane Frost CBE
Chief Executive Officer, Market Research Society
Chief Executive Officer, British Independent Retailers Association
Chief Executive, Institute of Leadership and Management
Following an early career in the construction industry, Phil has worked for several professional bodies and charities across a range of sectors as both CEO and Trustee.
Phil has a Masters in Corporate Direction and is currently a doctoral student at the Complexity & Management Centre at the University of Hertfordshire.
Phil’s interests include music, theatre and spending precious time with his family.
Secretary General, The Institutional Money Market Funds Association
She has for many years now represented the interests of the investment management industry at IMMFA and prior to that at the Investment Association. She is a history postgraduate and a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries.
Chief Executive Officer, The Chartered Institute of Public Relations
Chief Executive Officer, Association for Project Safety
Global Network Consultant, British Chambers of Commerce
Anne-Marie is currently leading the strategy and growth of the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) Global Business Network, an international affiliation membership programme of British chambers of commerce and business organisations across the world.
Anne-Marie is the former CEO of the Council of British Chambers of Commerce in Europe (COBCOE) and before that, the CEO of the British Romanian Chamber of Commerce. Prior to working in the chamber of commerce world, roles included senior executive Board level positions in export sales and marketing, operations and PR in the engineering industry for several years.
Anne-Marie is a regular speaker, presenter, panel member and moderator at topical conferences and events, is a Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute (FCMI) and was awarded the King Mihai I of Romania Medal for Loyalty for services in promoting business, social and cultural relations between Britain and Romania.
Chief Executive, The Royal College of Emergency Medicine
Chief Executive, Pensions & Lifetime Savings Association
Julian has worked in membership associations for over 20 years. He joined the Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association as Executive Director in 2013 and became Chief Executive in 2017.
Prior to this he worked at the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA) for almost 16 years. He undertook a variety of roles such as the Managing Director of their commercial company and their Director of Operations. He led on business growth and strategic development across CIPFA’s commercial business as well as the delivery of their member services.
Julian worked on school policy at the Department for Education before joining CIPFA
Chief Executive Officer, Institute of the Motor Industry
Steve was Chairman of the IMI for five years, before becoming President in November 2009. In 2012 he joined the IMI as Chief Executive Officer.
Chief Executive Officer, Builders Merchant Federation
During his tenure John has overseen the introduction of a raft of business support initiatives, sector-specific discussion and networking forums, and education, training and career development opportunities, each designed to broaden the BMF’s relevanceand appeal. He has taken an energetic and proactive stance to ensure the voice of merchants and their suppliers is heard by policy makers both at national and local level.John holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Bradford Management Centre. Prior to joining the BMF, he held senior Marketing, Commercial and Managing Director roles within the DIY and housewares industry,notably with H&R Johnson, Sandvik Saws & Tools UK, Addis Group Ltd and Imperial International Limited. John also maintained a 15-year involvement with BHETA, the British Home Enhancement Trade Association, the last two years as President.John is a former vice-chair and current member of the Construction Product Association’s executive committee and sits on the board of the Trade Association Forum.John was also nominated for Chief Executive of the Year at the Association Awards UK in 2015 and 2016 and the IoD Director of the Year Awards 2017. Having been elected as President of UFEMAT (the European Trade Association), John took upoffice in mid October 2018. John was granted the Freedom of the City of London in June 2016 and was admittedto the Livery of the Worshipful Company of Builders Merchants in October of the same year.
Executive Director, The Association of Anaesthetists of Great Britain and Ireland
Chief Executive Officer, The Independent Schools Association
Neil represented the independent schools sector on the General Teaching Council for England and is a Board Member for The Independent Schools Council, as well as UK director and trustee of the international charity We – formerly Free the Children, and the national eating disorders charity Beat. He is a regular speaker at educational events and his comments often feature in the UK media.
Chief Executive Officer, Manufacturing Technologies Association