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 Annual Dinner 2023

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Patron and President

Board Members

Tony Tomsett

Tony Tomsett FIMI

  • IMI Honorary Treasurer
  • Business Development Director Caetano UK Limited
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Esther Hills

Dr Esther Hills

  • Trustee and Board Member
  • Faraday Institution
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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

Adrian Davies MSC BA(HONS) FIMI

  • Managing Director
  • Inspired Cycle Engineering
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Richard Siney

Richard Siney BA(Hons) FIMI

  • Advisor and Consultant
  • Automotive Industry
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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 MIMI

  • Head of Membership and External Affairs
  • The IMI
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Sally-Anne Hodder

Sally-Anne Hodder FIMI

  • Head of Equity, Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging
  • The IMI
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