CMI’s Executive Leadership Team is responsible for the day-to-day running of the Institute. It delivers the strategy as determined by CMI’s Board, and identifies and mitigates new risks. Further information about how we are governed is available in our Annual Report.

Ann Francke

Ann Francke, Chief Executive, OBE CMgr CCMI

Ann Francke is Chief Executive of the Chartered Management Institute. She started her career at Procter & Gamble and has held senior executive positions at Mars, Boots, Yell and BSI. In 2020, Ann was awarded an OBE for services to workplace equality.

Lucy Greggains

Lucy Greggains FCA FCMI

Chief Operating Officer/Chief Financial Officer

Lucy joined CMI in January 2018 as Chief Financial Officer. Lucy now holds the position of Chief Operating Officer & Chief Financial Officer.

Matt Roberts

Matt Roberts CMgr FCMI

Director, Chartered Management Consultant

Matt is responsible for the development, quality assurance and growth of the Chartered Management Consultant (ChMC) award; he and his team work to identify and fulfil the needs of different audiences within the sector.

Tanya Aitken

Tanya Aitken CMgr FCMI

Director of Insight & Development

Tanya is CMI’s Director of Insight & Development and has strategic responsibility for the development, marketing and quality assurance of CMI’s professional standards, qualifications, and product propositions.

Matt Swarbrick

Matt Swarbrick FCMI

Director of Partner Sales

Matt joined CMI in April 2019, and is responsible for three teams across CMI Partnerships: Higher Education, Employers and Training Providers, and National Strategic Partners.

Tavier Taylor

Tavier Taylor

Chief Technology Officer

Tavier recently joined CMI to support the strategic direction of the business by leading the technology and digital teams to create a technical innovation strategy and ensuring business continuity in our current IT infrastructure.

Anthony Painter

Anthony Painter

Director of Policy & External Affairs

Anthony leads CMI’s policy and external affairs, overseeing its research, policy, and external relations. He is an award winning policy and social innovator.

Ian Doherty

Ian Doherty

Director of Membership

Ian is responsible for the membership engagement strategy; he and his team work to identify and fulfil the needs of different audiences within the CMI community from undergraduates and new managers through to senior executives.

Allison Jay

Allison Jay BAEd MBA CMgr FCMI

Deputy Director of Awarding Body

Allison is the Responsible and Accountable Officer for all CMI regulated qualifications including End Point Assessment of apprenticeships ensuring they remain compliant with external regulators.