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.
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.
Adam is responsible for the implementation and development of all aspects of media and public relations
As Media & PR Director for the Institute, Adam is responsible for the implementation and development of all aspects of media and public relations, acting as the link between the Institute, the members and externals. This includes: the Institute's Corporate Style and logo, publications, website, press releases, acting as the Region/Centre Liaision, Awards, AGM/Dinner Dance, exhibitions, promotional items, IT, social media amongst other things.
Adam in addition is the Institute's Archivist and maintains the Institute's archives.
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