For the attention of all fully subscribed corporate members

Executive Council Elections 2013

Three appointments on the Institute of Hospitality Executive Council are to be filled by election in 2013. Fully paid up corporate members are now invited to consider putting their names forward for election.  The attached documentation sets out the role of an Executive Councillor; the timetable and process for the elections; and a nomination form.

The Institute now has a strong governance structure, supported by leading people from all sectors of the industry.  To build upon, and strengthen, the many initiatives undertaken over the past couple of years your Institute requires talented, energetic and enthusiastic members to provide its strategic direction.  Why not become involved in this challenging, but highly rewarding role?

Should you wish to be nominated please read the attached documents carefully. Click here to download the nomination form (or request a paper copy from Kitty Tobin at or by telephone on 00 44 (0) 208 661 4909.  Once you have completed the form please have it signed by two fully subscribed corporate members and submit a hard copy containing original signatures (together with a signed 300 word supporting statement) to the Chief Executive at Trinity Court, 34 West Street, Sutton, Surrey, SM1 1SH,  by 12.00 noon (GMT) on 26th February 2013.

The election timetable is as follows:

Call for nominations   Tuesday 15th January 2013
Nominations close   Tuesday 26th February 2013
Ballot papers issued   Friday 22nd March 2013
Ballot papers returned   Tuesday 7th May 2013
AGM   Wednesday 29th May 2013

This is your opportunity to share your talent, enthusiasm and energy to promote further the important work of the Institute of Hospitality.  To see the current list of Councillors please click here.

Click here to view Member of the Executive Council Nomination Form for 2013 Elections

Click here to view the Guidelines and Timetable

Click here to view the Duties and Responsibilities

Click here to view Executive Councillor Person Specifications