Who's in your region

The members of the CIPFA in the Midlands Regional Council are listed below

The regional council has overall responsibility for managing the region's affairs. It meets three or four times annually at venues across the midlands region or online, to consider a variety of business. Agendas and action notes can be found on the meetings and minutes page. To contact members, please contact cim@cipfa.org.

CIPFA Midlands promotes links with related professional bodies, such as the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT), the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) and the ICAEW.

If you are interested in any of the vacant roles, or in assisting the region more generally, please let us know: cim@cipfa.org

Officers (elected)

  • President: Theresa Channell
  • Vice-President: Alston Owens
  • Junior Vice-President: vacant
  • Immediate Past-President: Lee Yale-Helms
  • Honorary Secretary: Colin Sharpe
  • Assistant Secretary: vacant
  • Immediate Past-Secretary: vacant
  • Honorary Treasurer: Bev Bull
  • Assistant Treasurer: vacant 

CIPFA corporate members (elected)

  • Emma Cranidge
  • Andrew Cardoza
  • Holly Hancocks

The above appointments expire at the 2025 AGM.

  • Amy Oliver
  • Sean Prosser
  • Kelly Watson

The above appointments expire at the 2026 AGM.

Co-opted members

  • HFMA Representative: Alston Owens (also Vice-President)
  • CIPFA student network link officer: vacant
  • Higher education expertise: Martin Jones, Nottingham Trent University (2024/25)
  • Central Government link: Katy Harding, DWP (2024/25)

Other appointments

  • Registered CIPFA Student: Modestus Okafor (2024/26)
  • CIPFA secretariat: TBC

CIPFA Council members who may serve on the Midlands Council

  • Theresa Channell
  • Peter Gillett
  • Mohammed Sajid
  • Lee Yale-Helms

Honorary auditor

  • vacant