CIA | Governance

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Role of the Board

Our Board is responsible for the governance of CIA. It has specific oversight of our finances, including the setting of our budget and financial forecasts. It also has responsibility for the remuneration of Executive Committee members. The Board sets the general direction of the Association, agrees annual strategic objectives and measures performance. The Board has two Committees – Audit & Risk and Remuneration.

Board members

Tom Crotty

CIA President is Chair of the Board and Council

  Martin Ashcroft     Will Barton      John Case

   Steve Elliot           Mark Williams


Role of the Council

Our Council has overall responsibility for the policy work of the Association, including issues such as net zero, energy and trade. There are 5 strategy groups consisting of policy executives from member companies reporting to Council, usually chaired by a member of Council itself. Board members also sit on the Council.

Council members


Russel Argo - Brenntag    David Atchison - TriRx Pharmaceutical   Nick Bone - ExxonMobil    Nigel Bouckley - INOVYN ChlorVinyls   

 David Calder - Solenis   Melvin Dawes - Solvay   Sarah Davidson - Croda   Peter Grant - INEOS   Adrian Hanrahan - Robinson Brothers 

Gavin Jones - Tronox Pigment   Eugene McKenna - Johnson Matthey    Cammy Mitchell - GlaxoSmithKline   

William Mounsey - Innospec     Vicky Reed - Gower Chemicals     Mark Robinson - Croda  

  Izzy Soan - GlaxoSmithKline (Young Ambassador)    Harry Swan - Thomas Swan & Co    Gary Watson - Venator 


Role of the Executive Committee

Our Executive Committee is responsible for the day-to-day management and operation of the Association and reports to the Board. 


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Left to right: CIA's Executive Committee members Nishma Patel, Phil Mutero, Steve Elliott and Simon Marsh

For contact details of the Executive Committee, please see Our Team page