Board of Directors
The Institute of Interim Management is a not-for-profit organisation. It is governed by a Management Board.
Tom Brass CIIM (Joint Interim Chairman and Public Affairs)
Tom was a former partner at KPMG. His 25 years’ experience there included eight years working with sovereign governments in eastern Europe and Africa to alleviate their sovereign debt problems, and a two-year secondment in Poland establishing a local office, where he also helped found the British Polish Chamber of Commerce.
After leaving KPMG, Tom established his own Interim Management practice, and in 2001 became involved in the formation of the Institute of Interim Management (IIM). He remains a director of the Institute, with responsibility for policy and public affairs issues affecting Interims as micro-businesses.
Tony Evans CIIM (Joint Interim Chairman)
As an interim management practitioner of 20 years standing at CEO level, Tony specialises in taking often complex organisations through transformational change; from turnaround to re-structuring, profitable growth and sale where appropriate. He applies his very broad experience of manufacturing and related service and logistics industries to deliver measurable high value added in each assignment.
Operating at interim CEO level and on an international and national basis. Situations may vary from corporate turnaround to managing rapid growth. Also taken a complex group into ‘soft landing’ administration.
Tony Barker MIIM
With a marketing background, Tony has spent the last 20 years in digital marketing and e-commerce, with the last 12 years as a digital interim helping B2C & B2B brands accelerate their digital and e-commerce maturity and performance. Originally from a retail financial services background he now delivers digital transformation, digital marketing optimisation and e-commerce channel development across hospitality, travel, fmcg, retail, financial services, utilities, education & public sector clients (PE, VC & PLC owned).
Simon C Jones MIIM
Simon is an experienced Interim Executive and Turnaround Director, consistently delivering at pace and with certainty, stability, stakeholder confidence and direction. For the past twenty years Simon has led rapid finance-centred projects including stabilisation, recovery and renewed growth of entities, subsidiaries, operating sites, finance functions, major contracts and project rescues in varied ‘hands-on’ sectors, domestically and internationally.
Simon’s clients are mid-market businesses: family, PE and VC owned investments, as well as divisions of larger corporates.
Bruce Rayner MIIM
Bruce is an Interim Director, Non-Executive Director, Business Adviser and Turnaround Specialist. He has worked for multinationals, PLCs, FTSE, private, public and PE backed companies, charities, in education, technology SMEs and start-up/early stage companies. Specialising in creating and building brands from scratch Bruce delivers profitable growth, step-change in performance and business transformation, often deploying state of the art technical and digital solutions.
Charles Stuart MIIM (Secretary)
Charles holds over 16 years experience as an independent, with as many assignments as an interim manager, specialising in the Supply Chain Management space. With nearly 20 years working with Asian sources and partners, Charles has also worked on assignments based in Hong Kong and various locations in China and Vietnam as well as throughout UK and Europe. Strong interpersonal and negotiation skills are complemented by clear and logical thinking, a meticulous eye for detail and extensive MRP/ERP systems experience
Mike Thompson MIIM (Treasurer)
A hands on commercial accountant and MBA and member (and former director) of the Association for Business Psychology. I have enjoyed over 20 years board-level interim experience, working with multi-nationals, start-ups, and fast paced technology companies. An enthusiastic problem solver, I delight in working alongside people in technology businesses, to bring clarity to financial reporting, eliminate waste, streamline systems and develop teams for ongoing financial excellence on leaving.