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The council is the guardian of the IoD constitution, ensuring that the objects of the IoD’s Royal Charter are delivered. It comprises 11 members of geographical areas, 13 elected members and the IoD chairman. 

Lady Barbara Judge CBE
Elected Members
Alyson Howard
Chris Parkhouse
David Trenchard
Denis Lester
Dame Joan Stringer
Margaret Wood
Dr Michael Young
Philip Warr
Robert Smith
Sarah Soar
Regional Representatives
East David Sales
North West Emma Sheldon
East Midlands Garry Smith
Northern Ireland Paul Terrington
North East and Yorkshire Roger Marsh
Scotland Ian McKay
South Andrea Delay
South West Nick Sturge
Wales Jean Church 
West Midlands Brian Hall
International Representative Rick Denton
Directly Appointed Under 25 Declan Mulholland