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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 2016

The following five candidates (in alphabetical order) were successful in the IMA 2016 Council Election:

Dr Danielle Bewsher
Professor Chris Breward
Dr Ben Dias
Dr Catherine Hobbs   
Mr Garrod Musto

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



Professor Chris Linton CMath FIMA
Loughborough University

Vice President, Professional Affairs and Industry


Dr Richard Pinch CMath FIMA CSci
Civil Service

Vice President, Communications

Ms Noel-Ann Bradshaw FIMA
University of Greenwich

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
University of Southampton

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

Professor Chris Breward FIMA
University of Oxford

Dr Nira Chamberlain CMath FIMA CSci
Babcock International Group

Dr M. Benjamin Dias

Dr M Benjamin Dias CMath FIMA CSci

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

Dr Catherine Hobbs CMath FIMA
The University of the West of England, Bristol

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 

Dr Carol Robinson

Professor Carol Robinson CMath FIMA
Loughborough University


Professor Nigel Steele CMath Hon FIMA
Coventry University

Dr Helen Wilson

Professor 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
Gordon Blunt Analytics Ltd

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

Mr Guy Marshall CMath MIMA
Fuza Ltd.


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 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.