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The Chartered Director qualification has equipped many successful directors with the all-round skills, knowledge and understanding essential for leading their organisations to growth and prosperity. Find out how becoming Chartered has supported these outstanding individuals in their professional development:


Paul Bennett C Dir

A Chartered Director of the Year award winner in 2016, Paul is a founder and executive chairman at BSSEC, a commercial energy efficiency consultancy operating in the business to business (B2B) arena.

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Victoria Muir C Dir

With an academic background in botanical sciences and over 20 years’ experience in financial services, including serving on a number of boards and committees of the UK’s largest mutual insurance society, Victoria has been a Chartered Director since 2014.

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Ayesha Sultan

Board Member

"The IoD gives you a platform and a community to be able to interact with like-minded individuals and share ideas."

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Talita Ferreira C Dir

A chartered accountant with both The Institute of Chartered Accountants for England and Wales (ICAEW) and The South African Institute of Chartered Accountants, Talita has been a member of the IoD since 2006 and was elected as a Chartered Director in 2013.

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Paul Fox

Paul Fox C Dir

A Chartered Director since 2012, Paul is managing director of Merryhill Envirotec Ltd, a specialist asbestos removal contractor based near Southampton that operates across the defence, health, education, public and major construction sectors.

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Martin Garner

Martin Garner C Dir

With global experience spanning four continents, Europe, North America, Asia and Australasia, Martin has successfully helped develop businesses for blue chip organisations such as Xerox, Rexam, Computershare and Capita.

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Niamh Brennan

Professor Niamh Brennan C Dir

With a first class honours in Science (Microbiology and Biochemistry) degree from University College Dublin (UCD) and a PhD from the University of Warwick, Niamh has been a Chartered Director since 2007.

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