The Management Board

The Management Board is part of IPT’s governance and advisory structure and its members, drawn from supporting companies, are appointed by the Board of Trustees. The Management Board provides a valuable resource of business expertise to the Trustees and its Chairman and Deputy Chairman are also Trustees and report directly to the Board of Trustees on the Management Board’s activities.

The Management Board is responsible for overall management of the IPT’s operations on behalf of the Board of Trustees and for assisting the Chief Executive in the performance of his or her duties, including:

  • Development and implementation of strategy, operational plans, policies, procedures and budgets
  • Reporting and monitoring of operating and financial performance

                    Sharon Davies
Chairman of the Management Board,
Senior Director of Corporate Affairs, DHL UK & Ireland

                      Jason Groves
Deputy Chairman of the Management Board.
Director of Communications, International, and Head of Marketing, UK & Ireland, Marsh


Tony Bellis 
Head of Public Sector Market Development and Public Affairs, 3M

  Bobby Hain
Director of Channels, STV


Susan Tyzack
Public Affairs Manager, BOC
  Anne Toms
Head of Government Affairs, Carillion plc


Dean Gargano
Senior Public Affairs Manager, Nestlé UK

  James Rowlands
Lead Policy and Public Affairs Manager, Nationwide Building Society


Jim Bligh
Corporate Affairs Director, Tata Consultancy Services

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