WiM Network

Welcome to the WiM Network - “Championing Women in Management

Women in Management and the Chartered Management Institute, with over 100,000 members combined, presents a powerful alliance to address key issues affecting women managers and leaders today. We are working to provide opportunities for members to further develop their potential and life chances.

The WiM Vision is: “Creating an environment in which individuals and organisations champion capability, maximise potential and gain success for all”

The WiM Mission is: “We provide a supportive and dynamic network that enables women to reach their full potential. We will achieve this through mentoring, networking, partnerships, thought leadership and engagement.”

Meet the WiM National Chair

Dr Lorna Gibson CMgr FCMI

Elected to the CMI Board of Trustee in October 2012 for 3 years, after a one year term as a co-opted member and now appointed as the first Chair of the WiM Advisory Committee, Lorna's current role is as a General Manager in the NHS overseeing the operational management of clinical services.

Dr Lorna Gibson

Prior to this she was Head of Research and Innovation for Great Ormond Street NHS Foundation Trust, and Divisional Manager, Surgery and Interventional Science at University College London. As well as a PhD in Music from the University of London, Lorna holds management qualifications including Chartered Manager and is a Fellow of the CMI.


"This is an exciting new era for WiM and I look forward to representing our members and working to meet the challenges ahead!"

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Meet the Women in Management Advisory

Chair - Dr Lorna Gibson CMgr FCMI
Rosalind Algar CMgr FCMI
Karen Beckwith CMgr FCMI (WiM Champion/Eastern Regional Board)
Kate Brookes MCMI
Zoe de Haes
Liz Hoskin MCMI (WiM Champion/Scotland Board)
Beverly King MCMI MIC (WiM Champion/East Midlands Regional Board)
Karen Mannering MCMI
Angela Owen FCMI
Kate Speers MCMI (WiM Chamption/Northern Ireland Board)
Anita Wild CMgr MCMI WiM Champion/North West Regional Board

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