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Central London and North Thames

Welcome to CIMA's Central London and North Thames area

The Central London and North Thames volunteer committee caters for over 21,000 CIMA members and students. Whatever stage you are at in your career, your local branch can be a really useful resource – from keeping you up to date on changes in legislation, to providing you with a range of fantastic networking opportunities and links to the profession.


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Your committee

Area Honorary Officers

Chairman
Oscar Fernandes

Oscar Fernandes ACMA CGMA, is an experienced qualified Finance Business Partner and Finance Analyst, leveraging broad finance management and accounting expertise across diverse sectors from telecoms, technology including private equity owned businesses to medical devices to improve financial and commercial performance. 

Over the course of his career, he has demonstrated success in delivering significant business cost savings through challenging and negotiating contracts and discretionary spends. 

As a trusted finance business partner, Oscar has been able to establish relationships with, and influence, senior level stakeholders to gain buy-in for change and transformation initiatives. He has been recognised for his success in analysing finance operations and troubleshooting gaps in financial management to enhance processes.

Away from work, he keeps himself busy with sports and is involved in volunteering including being an active school governor at his local school.

Oscar has been the Chairman since 2022. 

Secretary
Vacant

Treasurer 
Shalin Chopra
shalin.chopra@anro-as.co.uk

Any general member/student enquiries should be directed to CIMA contact and not to area honorary officers.

If you are interested in becoming involved and supporting your institute, please get in contact with the event coordinator for the area at area.one@aicpa-cima.com or on +44 (0)20 8849 2275. 

Branches

There are seven dedicated branches situated in London, each of whom programme a range of local CPD, networking and special interest group events throughout the year.

You can find the contact details for your local branch member below.

If you would like to find out more about the area board or operational tier roles, or how you can help raise the profile of your institute locally, please get in touch with any of the branch contacts.

Chairman
Antonio Filippi
a.filippi@first-fd.co.uk

Deputy Chairman
Daniel Kilty
DKilty@munichre.com

Secretary
Nike Kojakovic
Nkojakovic@yahoo.com

Treasurer
Rilwan Badiru
Rbadiru@compuserve.com

Education and Training Officer
Susanna De Felip
Susanna_de@hotmail.com

If you would like to find out more about events in the Chelmsford Branch area, or how you can help raise the profile of your institute locally, please get in touch with:

If you would like to find out more about the area board or operational tier roles, or how you can help raise the profile of your institute locally, please get in touch with any of the branch contacts.

Chairman
Imran Hussain

If you would like to find out more about the area board or operational tier roles, or how you can help raise the profile of your institute locally, please get in touch with any of the branch contacts.

Chairman
Will Hoyle
willhoyle@hotmail.com

If you would like to find out more about the area board or operational tier roles, or how you can help raise the profile of your institute locally, please get in touch with any of the contacts below.

Chairman
Richard Buttivant
richard.buttivant@gmail.com

If you would like to find out more about the area board or operational tier roles, or how you can help raise the profile of your institute locally, please get in touch with any of the branch contacts.

Chairman
Oscar Fernandes: 
oscar.fernandes1@hotmail.co.uk 

If you would like to find out more about the area board or operational tier roles, or how you can help raise the profile of your institute locally, please get in touch with any of the branch contacts.

Chairman
Sri Ratnaswamy
srithiran@aol.co.uk

Deputy Chairman
Zahera Ali
zahera_a@hotmail.com

Secretary
Sarabjit Samra
sksamra1@yahoo.co.uk

Stand up to support your community

CIMA has a strong local volunteer network in place to help and support members and students in the area where they work/live. We’re always looking for new committee members who can offer their knowledge, expertise and contacts to organise events.

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