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AGM 2019

 

 

INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE OF RISK AND SAFETY MANAGEMENT

MINUTES

IIRSM Annual General Meeting

Tuesday 3 December 2019 at 16:00

held at 19th Floor, 240 Blackfriars Road London SE1 8BF

PRESENT

The Deputy President, Clive Johnson in the Chair. 15 Members. The Secretary was in attendance.                           

IN ATTENDANCE

Phillip Pearson                        Chief Executive

Damodar Acharya                   Director of Finance & Operations and Secretary

Clare Fleming                         Director of Marketing and Communications        

Sophie Williams                      Director of Professional Development

 

1.       APOLOGIES

The Secretary noted that apologies were received from eight Members.

          CHAIR OF THE MEETING

Clive Johnson, Deputy President of IIRSM, welcomed all those members present to the AGM.

2.       NOTICE CONVENING THE MEETING

At the invitation of the Chair, it was agreed that the Notice convening the meeting be taken as read and that the meeting was quorate.

3.       MINUTES OF THE MEETING HELD ON 13 DECEMBER 2018

The Chair reported that the Minutes of the last Annual General Meeting held on 13 December 2018 were approved for signing by the President as a correct record at the meeting of Council held on 19 March 2019 and published on the Institute website and circulated to members via the May/June issue of Insight.

The President reminded those present that only members who had paid their 2019 subscriptions were permitted to vote and if any member in the room had already voted electronically, they must refrain from voting in the room.

4.       ORDINARY BUSINESS

4.1     Resolution for the acceptance of the Trustees’ Annual Report and Financial Statements 2018/19

No questions were raised on the Trustees’ Annual Report and Financial Statements. On the proposal of Graham Parker, seconded by James Woolgrove, it was RESOLVED that the Trustees Annual Report and Financial Statements for the year ended 30 June 2019 be received and adopted. It was reported that over 99% of the proxy votes were in favour.

4.2     Resolution for the election and re-election to Council of the following Trustees

Election for Two Year Term

On the proposal of Andrew Butt, seconded by James Woolgrove, it was RESOLVED that Ruth Denyer was elected.

Re-election for Three Year Term

On the proposal of Graham Parker, seconded by Steve Fowler, it was RESOLVED that Andy Hawkes was re-elected.

It was reported that over 96% of the proxy votes were in favour.

4.3     Resolution for the re-appointment of Kingston Smith as Auditors for 2019/20

On the proposal of Andrew Butt, seconded by Steve Fowler, it was RESOLVED Kingston Smith LLP be and were thereby re-appointed auditor to the Institute to serve from the termination of the meeting until the termination of the next succeeding Annual General Meeting.

It was reported that over 97% of proxy votes were in favour.

5.       PRESIDENT’S ADDRESS

At the conclusion of the voting, IIRSM Chief Executive, Phillip Pearson delivered IIRSM President, Andy Hawkes’ outgoing President’s address, the text of which will be published on the Institute’s website.

6.       INVESTITURE OF THE NEW IIRSM PRESIDENT

The Hon Treasurer, Mark Thickbroom, presented Clive Johnson with the IIRSM President’s badge of office.

7.       ANY OTHER BUSINESS

No other business was recorded

8.       VOTE OF THANKS

A vote of thanks was proposed by Graham Parker and seconded by Peter Hall. It was RESOLVED that the thanks of the membership be accorded the Trustees of Council, the Executive and Staff of the Institute for their work during the past year.

Meeting was adjourned at 16:17

 

Clive Johnson

Chair and President of IIRSM Council