IMI Board

The Board is responsible for ensuring the IMI puts in place strategies to realise its vision to build a skilled, adaptable and professional international automotive workforce.

It is responsible for agreeing the strategic plan, the Directors’ Report and the financial statements for the IMI, in accordance with applicable laws and regulations.

It is supported by two sub-committees:

Nominations Committee 
Audit and Remuneration Committee 


The IMI Dinner 2022

Join us for the IMI Dinner 2022 where we celebrate and recognise automotive excellence. Submit your nomination for our awards and view our ticket and table options. We look forward to seeing you there!

IMI Dinner 2022

Patron and President

Board Members

Tony Tomsett

Tony Tomsett FIMI

  • IMI Honorary Treasurer
  • Business Development Director Caetano UK Limited
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Rachel Leech

Rachel Leech

  • Engagement Manager
  • Rail Safety Standards Board
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Esther Hills

Dr Esther Hills

  • Product Supply & Engineering Director
  • Aggreko
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Melvin Rogers

Melvin Rogers FCIPD DPM FIMI

  • Director of Human Resources
  • Sytner Group Limited
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Arran Simms

Arran Simms MIMI

  • Chief Engineer Data, Fleet and Business Opportunities
  • Jaguar Land Rover
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Adrian Davies Profile

Adrian Davies MSC BA(HONS) FIMI

  • Director of Continuous Improvement
  • RAC Group Operations
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Richard Siney

Richard Siney BA(Hons) FIMI

  • Corporate Director
  • Norton Way Motors Ltd
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Simon James

Simon James BSC(Hons) MBA ACMA FIMI

  • Chief Financial Officer
  • The IMI
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Mark Crandon

Mark Crandon FIMI

  • General Manager, Technical & Customer Service
  • BMW Group UK
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Senior Management

Sarah Whiteside Jones

Sarah Whiteside Jones MIMI

  • Head of Membership Engagement
  • The IMI
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Sally-Anne Hodder

Sally-Anne Hodder FIMI

  • Head of HR & Business Support
  • The IMI
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Mark Armitage

Mark Armitage FIMI

  • Head of Membership Products and Services
  • The IMI
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