The Institute is governed by a Board, which is appointed by a representative Council. The rules of the Institute are available to download (members only): IEMA Articles ratified 05 06 2008.pdf
The IEMA Corporate Governance Document can also be viewed here IEMA Corporate Governance Revised March 2008.pdf
IEMA Board Members
|Adrian Belton||Chief Executive||The Food and Environment Research Agency (FERA)|
|Jiggy Lloyd||Independent consultant in public policy, corporate strategy and sustainable development|
|Paul Pritchard MIEMA, CEnv||Independent consultant|
|Diana Montgomery FIEMA, CEnv||Chief Executive||Construction Products Association|
|Ian Hill AIEMA||Chief Sustainability Officer||Openreach|
|Richard Powell OBE||CEO||Healthy Ambitions|
|Terry A'Hearn||Chief Executive||Northern Ireland Environment Agency|
|Claire Lea MIEMA||Director of Membership Strategy & Development||IEMA|
|Martin Baxter FIEMA, CEnv||Executive Director Policy and Acting Chief Executive||Institute of Environmental Management & Assessment (IEMA)|
Adrian was elected by the IEMA Board as its Chair in 2009. Adrian is currently Chief Executive of the Food and Environment Research Agency (FERA), an Executive Agency of Defra. Prior to this, Adrian was a member of the Executive Board of Natural England, having led the project to establish the new NDPB in 2006. Adrian was also a Corporate Director of Nottingham City Council, with responsibility for Corporate Services. He has held senior executive roles in Risk and Governance with Barclays and Bradford & Bingley PLC, working with the Boards of both. Adrian is also a Council member of Yorkshire Innovation, and a member of the Board of the Association of Chief Executives.
Jiggy Lloyd is an independent consultant in public policy, corporate strategy and sustainable development. She is an Associate of Green Alliance, the environmental policy think-tank, member of Friends Provident’s Committee of Reference and former member of the Government’s Sustainable Procurement Taskforce.
From 2003 to 2005 she was Group Director of Corporate Responsibility at AWG Plc; prior to this she held senior environment and government affairs posts in Severn Trent Plc and the Vivendi (now Veolia) businesses in the UK. This followed posts in government, consultancy (now ERM) and policy advice. Jiggy Lloyd has degrees in ecology and forestry. She is a Nuffield Scholar, a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, a Vice-President of the Town and Country Planning Association and a Trustee of Transport 2000 Trust.
Dr Paul Pritchard MIEMA, CEnv
Following research into trace metal pollution Paul worked for a number of environmental consultancies. It was through his due diligence auditing that he became involved with IEMA (or EARA as it was in those days). He then moved to a corporate role in RSA insurance initially supporting the investment and underwriting functions and ending up as UK Head of Corporate Responsibility (with only a brief detour into the RSA capital management function). Following his departure from RSA he has become a Fellow of the University of Cambridge Programme for Sustainability Leadership (researching green integration into long term investment) and is working as an independent adviser supporting the development of sustainable products and services.
Diana Montgomery FIEMA, CEnv
Diana Montgomery joined the Construction Products Association as Chief Executive, in April 2012. She has been quick to champion the importance of UK construction manufacturing to the whole construction supply chain and the value it delivers to UK. In addition she has worked with others in the sector to highlight the value of investment in infrastructure, housing and repair and maintenance in the built environment. Diana is particularly enthusiastic about how UK manufacturers innovate to deliver process and product improvement that deliver benefits to customers in improved performance, value and reduced impact on the environmental through the product lifecycle. Recently she has also been encouraging government to provide real incentives for energy efficiency measures in domestic and commercial buildings.
Before joining the Construction Product Association Diana worked for the Chemical Industries Association where she raised the profile of Chemical manufacturing in the UK and establish its pivotal role in the delivery of the UK governments sustainability targets. Prior to the CIA Diana led the sustainability agendas in companies including Centrica, the AA and Johnson Wax. She is a non-Executive Director of the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment, a Chartered Environmentalist and has degrees from Oxford University and Imperial College in Chemistry and Environmental Management.
Ian Hill MIEMA
Ian is Chief Sustainability Officer with Openreach, responsible for leading sustainable business development in BT's local loop business. Ian has had a varied career in BT, in a number of operational, strategic and financial roles. Prior to joining BT he held financial roles in a number of organisations. As well as being a qualified accountant, Ian holds a Post Graduate Certificate in Sustainable Business Leadership from Cambridge University, and a degree in Modern History from Corpus Christi College, Oxford. He is also a Director of the Supporters Trust of his beloved Kidderminster Harriers FC.
Richard Powell OBE
Richard Powell OBE joins the IEMA Board, bringing over thirty years experience in environmental, leadership and director-level roles. An Earth Science Graduate from Oxford Brookes University with a background in Geology, Richard boasts a “firm grounding in how the natural world works”. Though his professional roles with the RSPB, Heritage Lottery Fund and most recently The National Trust, Richard is able to demonstrate clear and thorough experience and understanding of environmental protection, heritage, sustainability and leadership in various sectors. His numerous voluntary Chair and Board positions at organisations including the Institute of Directors give him a valuable perspective in understanding the challenges and opportunities that not-for-profit organisations like IEMA currently face.
Further to his professional and voluntary experience, Richard was recognised for his considerable personal contribution to sustainable development when he was successfully nominated by Defra for an OBE. He was awarded the honour in 2005 and has continued his dedication to sustainability ever since, with the appointment to the IEMA Board being his latest venture.
Terry was appointed as CEO of the Northern Ireland Environment Agency in November 2012, following an international career in sustainability roles at the United Nations, WSP Environment & Energy, Environment Protection Authority Victoria – Australia and the Department of Treasury and Finance, also in Australia. Terry also holds an Honorary Senior Associate status with the Cambridge Programme for Sustainability Leadership (CPSL).
Terry brings a valued global perspective to the IEMA Board, and his experience of international policy issues is also a welcome addition.
Claire Lea MIEMA
Claire dedicates her focus to the strategic direction of the environment and sustainability profession, encompassing professional standards, training, and the knowledge and skills required by the profession to achieve change.
Claire has over 10 years experience in environment and professional standards allowing her to hold positions on the governing, advisory and representative Boards of Specialists in Land Condition, Society for the Environment and Environmental Association of Universities and Colleges.
Martin Baxter FIEMA, CEnv
Martin is the Executive Director of Policy at IEMA. Martin is the UK’s Expert, appointed by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) to the European Commission’s EMAS Regulatory Committee; a member of the British Standards Institution (BSI) committee responsible for environmental management standards; chair of the BSI Panel on Environmental Communication and a member of the UK environmental management delegation to the International Standards Organisation (ISO).
Martin is Chair of the United Kingdom Accreditation Service’s Environmental Management Stakeholder Advisory Committee and is a member of the Society for the Environment Registration Authority. Martin also Chaired DEFRA’s Advanced Waste Management Technologies Education and Training Strategy Committee.