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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

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

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

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)

  • Sean Pearce
  • Sean Prosser

The above appointments expire at the 2024 AGM.

  • Emma Cranidge
  • Andrew Cardoza

The above appointments expire at the 2025 AGM.

There are two vacant appointments, one for each term.

Co-opted members

  • HFMA Representative: Alston Owens (also Vice-President)
  • CIPFA student network link officer: Theresa Channell (also President)
  • Higher education expertise: Vacant

Other appointments

  • CIPFA secretariat: Heather Reeves

CIPFA Council members serving on the Midlands Council

  • Peter Gillett
  • Kelly Watson
  • Lee Yale-Helms

Honorary auditor

  • vacant