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Please do contact your local team with any event, membership, sponsorship or other queries and they'll be happy to help.

If you'd like to get in touch with a committee member, please contact the branch administrator in the first instance.

Regional team

Regional Chair
Faisal Khan



Senior Branch Manager
(for Hampshire & IoW, Kent, Surrey & Sussex):  
Lesley Bennett
020 8078 4128


Senior Branch Manager
(for Berkshire, Buckinghamshire & Milton Keynes & Oxfordshire):
Juliet Rushent
020 8078 4127

 Branch Manager - Sussex
Angela McWatt
020 8078 4009

  Branch Manager - IoD Hampshire and IOW
Polly Laughton
020 8078 4014

 Branch Manager - Surrey
Oladapo Ibironke 
020 8078 4012
    Branch Manager - Berkshire
Julie Jones
020 8078 4009


Branch Manager - Buckinghamshire & MK
Tania Toriello
020 8078 4047

Berkshire Branch

Senior Branch Manager 
(for Berkshire, Buckinghamshire & Milton Keynes & Oxfordshire)
Juliet Rushent
020 8078 4127

Branch Manager
Julie Jones 
020 8078 4009


IoD Berkshire Ambassador Bios

Raj Singh
Berkshire Chair 

David Fawcus - Membership Retention

Sebastian Gray - Content, Communication and Social

Biyi Oloko  - New Member Acquisition

Graham Kiy - Membership Experience Management

Yahya Alamari - Membership Experience Management

Laura Redman-Thomas - Membership Acquisition, Diversity & Inclusion

Gitte Ganderup - Membership Retention & Education






Buckinghamshire & Milton Kens Branch

Senior Branch Manager
(for Berkshire, Buckinghamshire & Milton Keynes & Oxfordshire):
Juliet Rushent
020 8078 4127

Branch Manager
Buckinghamshire & Milton Keynes
Tania Toriello
020 8078 4047

IoD Buckinghamshire & Milton Keynes Ambassador Bios

Nigel Robinson
Bucks & MK Branch Chair

Clare Winter - Vice Chair & Sustainability Ambassador

Learie Attzs - SME Ambassador

Han Ozturk, CDir - Chartered Director Ambassador

Audrey Limery - Digital Data Ambassador

Kate Bicknell - Inclusion and Diversity Ambassador

IoD Hampshire & IoW Branch


 IoD Hampshire and IoW Linked In Group

Branch Manager
Polly Laughton

Polly Laughton
0208 078 4014

IoD Hampshire and IoW Ambassador Bio's

Aileen Ryan, email, Chair

Stuart Wright , email, Vice Chair

Peter Curnow-Ford, email, Large Organisations Ambassador

Sarbani Bose, email, Diversity and Inclusion Ambassador

Donald Mavunduse, email, Third Sector Ambassador

Martin Pattinson, email,  Finance Ambassador

Stephen Kirk, email, Climate & Sustainability Ambassador

Andrew Tasker, email,  Health & Life Sciences Ambassador

Clive Hayler, email, Governance & Policy Ambassador

Roxana Andrusca, email, Membership Journey Ambassador

Matthew Wallis, email, Digital & Creative Ambassador

Matt Robertson, email,  Public Sector Ambassador

IoD Kent Branch

Event Branch Officer

Lesley Bennett
07814 386178


Nigel Earnshaw
Kent Chair

William English CBE, Governance & Policy

Martin Prentice, Secretary/Finance

Paul Knights, Rural/International

Patricia Lewis, Education and Skills

Ross Bartlett, Construction

Navid Mehr, Marketing

Maria Coulson, Diversity and Inclusion




Oxfordshire Branch

Senior Branch Manager
(for Berkshire, Buckinghamshire & Milton Keynes & Oxfordshire):
Juliet Rushent
020 8078 4127

IoD Oxfordshire Ambassador Bios

Mark Johnson CDir - Chair

Aduke Onafowokan - Vice Chair
Inclusive Leadership Ambassador

John Buxton 
Government and Policy Ambassador

Dr Phil Clare 
Innovation and Entrepreneurs Ambassador

Stephen Clarke
Education and Skills Ambassador

Tagore Ramoutar
SME and Startup Ambassador

Nick Gowens
Marketing, Events & Sponsorship Ambassador

Mark Anderson
Travel and Tourism Ambassador

Surrey Branch

Surrey Branch

Our Ambassadors form the IoD Surrey committee working collegiately to develop, promote and connect members, their businesses and the business community in Surrey, whilst creating opportunities to influence locally and nationally.

Please contact our Ambassadors direct on their IoD email if you would like to share your ideas, flag issues of relevance or understand more about what their current priorities are.

If you are unsure which Ambassador is most relevant to you or your query or you have a general matter to discuss, please contact Oladapo Ibironke, our Branch Manager, or Sue Lawrence, our Chair.

 Branch Manager - Surrey
Oladapo Ibironke 
020 8078 4012


Sue Lawrence
Surrey Chair &  Chartered Director Ambassador

Jarmila Yu

Surrey Vice Chair & PR and Communications Ambassador

Vijay Luthra

Governance and Policy Ambassador

Mark Walley

Education and Skills Ambassador & Diversity and Inclusion Ambassador

Dorian Isaacson

Innovation, Entrepreneurs & International Community Ambassador

Ian Shackell

Professional and Financial Services Ambassador

Michelle Tudor
Professional and Legal Services Ambassador

Sussex Branch

For all membership enquiries please contact our Sussex Branch Manager; or call on; 0208 0784 008

Our Sussex Ambassadors would love to engage with any of our members, whether it's about the services the IoD offers or how to help you get the most from your membership. Please connect with them through their LinkedIn accounts below or through Angela on the email above.

Michele Augousti  Sussex Chairman

Sabarah Cursons - Diversity & Inclusion Ambassador

Alistair Elder - Governance & Policy Ambassador

Andrew Hookway - Technology Ambassador

Harry Sherrard - Legal & Infrastructure Ambassador

 Paul Hetherington - Manufacturing & Engineering Ambassador

Paul Van Veggel - Third Sector Ambassador

Michael Brown - Climate Change & Sustainability Ambassador

Fraser Brown - Transport & Infrastructure Ambassador

Lisa Cooke - Health & Finance Ambassador

Julie Kapsalis - Education & Skills/PR & Comms Ambassador


Contact IoD South

For more information, please contact

020 3855 4359


Branch and staff contacts can be found on the main Contacts tab

View IoD South Premises

IoD South
116 Pall Mall