Officers and Trustees
IMIS operates through a series of committees headed by a Council of duly elected Members.
The Council is advised by the executive Secretariat, which oversees the day-to-day administration of the Institute, its member services and the IMIS Examinations Syllabus.
Below is an introduction to the Council members.
For further information on their careers and roles to date, please follow the Info links below.
Ralph Miller FIMIS - An IMIS Council Member since 1995, Miller has held the past positions of Vice Chairman and Chair Education Committee.
He has a long-time interest in Professional Standards and Development, especially to enable access to careers in the industry, hence his commitment to IMIS and the work of Council... read more >
Chair of Council, Vice President, Trustee
Professor Simon Rogerson BSc FIMIS MIMgt FRSA - Rogerson is Director of the Centre for Computing and Social Responsibility and Professor in Computer Ethics at De Montfort University.
Following a successful industrial career where he held managerial posts in the computer field, he now combines research, lecturing and consultancy in the management, organisational and ethical aspects of ICT... read more >
Terry Jobson FIMIS - Jobson has played an active role in the Information Management industry for 35 years working for software houses, computer suppliers and IT consultancy groups.
He is currently a Fellow of the Institute, Vice Chairman of The Executive Network (the largest board level networking group in the UK) and an active member of the Institute of Directors... read more >
Vanessa J Hymas MBA – appointed to this role on the 1st July 2010, Vanessa Hymas has a Master of Business Administration degree and more than 20 years experience working with the IMIS membership and Council...read more>
Philip Turnbull FIMIS - In 1999 Philip Turnbull accepted the appointment as Chief Executive of the Association of International Accountants and has served as a Member of the Association's Council since 1994...read more >
David Williams FIMIS – Has worked in the IMIS field for over 35 years.
He has served three years as Chairman of Council as well as being Vice Chairman.
He was a founding committee member of the Wessex Branch... read more >
Geoffrey Blackwell BSc MBA FCCA FIMIS - Geoff has been a member of IMIS since 1988 and was admitted to Fellowship in 1999. Initially working on the committee for the East Midlands Region, he moved on to represent the Institute as international training co-ordinator for more than 10 years until family circumstances intervened. He made numerous visits overseas on behalf of the Institute and was instrumental in developing and fostering links with students and trainers, especially in sub-Saharan Africa. Geoff worked as an accountant in practice for more than 20 years mainly acting for SMEs in the IT and Hi-Tech sectors. He moved to Nottingham Trent University in 1994 and taught accounting and information systems at Nottingham Business School until retirement from full-time work in 2006.
Schmidt Shilukobo Chintu BSc(Hons) PhD FIMIS – Has been in the IT teaching industry for more than a decade and became an IMIS member in 1997.
He is head tutor and CEO of Cyber Academy in Lusaka, Zambia, the college he founded in 2000...read more>
Francis Kwadade-Cudjoe BSc(Hons) MBA PhD MIMIS – Is an IT specialist and a Director of IT at the Water Resources Commission (WRC), Ghana which he joined in April 2000...read more>