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Council meets three times a year and takes a strategic overview of the policies and development of the Institute.

IMA Council Election 2015

The following five candidates (in alphabetical order) were successful in the IMA 2015 Council Election:
Dr Nira Chamberlain CMath FIMA CSci
Professor Alistair Fitt CMath FIMA CSci
Professor Paul Glendinning FIMA
Dr Zoe Kelson CMath FIMA
Professor Nigel Steele CMath Hon FIMA

The IMA Council would like to thank all candidates who stood for election.


Professor Dame Celia Hoyles DBE FIMA
London Knowledge Lab, UCL Institute of Education
Dame Celia is a Fellow of the IMA and also holds Chartered Mathematician and Chartered Mathematics Teacher designations.

Vice President, Professional Affairs and Industry


Dr Richard Pinch CMath FIMA CSci
Civil Service

Vice President, Communications


Professor Christopher Budd OBE CMath FIMA
University of Bath

Vice President, Learned Society

Professor Elizabeth Mansfield FIMA
University of Kent

Honorary Treasurer


Professor Neil Challis CMath FIMA CSci
Sheffield Hallam University

Honorary Secretaries

Professor David Arrowsmith FIMA
Queen Mary University of London

IMA Council

Dr Charles Evans CMath FIMA
Formerly University of Portsmouth

Elected Members
Dr Danielle Bewsher MIMA
Dr Danielle Bewsher MIMA
University of Central Lancashire

Dr Nira Chamberlain CMath FIMA CSci
Babcock International Group

Professor Alistair Fitt CMath FIMA CSci
Oxford Brookes University

Professor Paul Glaister CMath FIMA CSci
University of Reading

Professor Paul Glendinning FIMA
University of Manchester

Rear Admiral Nigel Guild

Rear Admiral Nigel Guild CB FREng CMath FIMA  
Retired Naval Officer

Dr Zoe Kelson CMath FIMA
Smith Institute


Dr Jennifer Macey CMath MIMA CSci
Computational Physicist and Mathematical Modeller

Mr Garrod Musto
Mr Garrod Musto CMathTeach FIMA

Kingswood School 

Professor David Percy
Professor David Percy CMath FIMA CSci
University of Salford

Dr Carol Robinson

Dr Carol Robinson CMath FIMA
Loughborough University

Dr Jennifer Scott
Dr Jennifer Scott FIMA

STFC Rutherford Appleton Laboratory


Professor Nigel Steele CMath Hon FIMA
Coventry University

Dr Helen Wilson

Dr Helen Wilson FIMA
University College London

Professor Stephen Wilson: Image by Peter Hudston (2012)

Image by Peter Hudston (2012)
Professor Stephen Wilson FIMA
University of Strathclyde

Co-opted Members

Dr Gordon Blunt

Dr Gordon Blunt CMath FIMA CSci
Gordon Blunt Analytics Ltd

Dr M. Benjamin Dias

Dr M Benjamin Dias CMath FIMA CSci
Senior Commercial Analyst, Tesco Stores Ltd.

Professor P.J.G. Lisboa  CMath FIMA
Liverpool John Moores University

john perkins

Professor John Perkins CBE CMath FIMA
University of Manchester


Dr Alan Stevens CMath FIMA
Formerly Rolls-Royce plc

Immediate Past-Presidents

Professor R.S. MacKay FRS  CMath FIMA
University of Warwick

Professor Michael Walker

Professor Michael Walker OBE CMath FIMA
Formerly Vodafone Group

Professor David Abrahams CMath FIMA 
University of Manchester