Francesca, as Chief Executive, is responsible for the day to day running of the Institute and Central Office.
Francesca has been Chief Executive at CIAT since 1995 and has worked within the Architectural Technology environment for over 20 years. Of her many achievements, Francesca led the Institute to receive its Royal Charter in 2005. Francesca is also Vice Chairman for the Society of the Environment and was Vice Chairman for the Construction Industry Council (CIC), of which she is still actively involved.
Francesca was made an MBE in Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s 2012 Birthday Honours, for services to the Architectural Technology profession.
Adam oversees management of the Communications Department against the Institute’s aims and objectives within the Strategic and Corporate Plan. Adam in addition is the Editor of AT journal and the Institute’s Archivist.
Adam oversees management of the Communications Department against the Institute’s aims and objectives within the Strategic and Corporate Plan. He develops and implements the communications and marketing strategies for the Institute at a strategic level, acting as the link between the Institute, the members and those outside the Institute. This includes the Institute’s Brand Guidelines and logo, publications, website, social media, marketing, advertising and sponsorship, promotional items and merchandise, exhibitions, Awards, acting as the Region/Centre Liaison and IT amongst other things. Adam in addition is the Editor of AT journal and the Institute’s Archivist.
James, as Membership Director, is responsible for all matters regarding the Institute's membership.
James has worked his way up from Membership Assistant to Membership Director over a period of ten years and is fully aware of all the processes involved in joining, progressing and qualifying. He will assist wherever possible.
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