TMI Executive & National Council

TMI Executive

The TMI Executive are elected from the membership at the Annual General Meeting, with each Board member serving a two year term.  The Executive Board deliver the strategic direction and day to day operation of TMI.  They meet four times per year, working by e-mail and phone in between meetings.  In addition to the Officers (President, Vice President, Hon. Secretary, Hon. Treasurer), remaining Board members are expected to take responsibility for a specific area of TMI’s work, such as Events, Communications, Professional Development and Policy, and to chair actual or virtual working groups as appropriate.

The current Executive Board members are:


Tom Pridmore FTMI

Vice President

Kathryn Davis FTMI

Head of Events

Robin Barker FTMI

Hon Secretary

Amanda Lumley FTMI

Head of Policy and Advocacy

Andrew Bateman

Head of Sustainability 

Alison Burgh

Hon Treasurer

Fran Downton

Head of Membership

Rebecca Frall

Head of Professional Development

Dr Maeve Marmion

Head of Communications

Lydia Rusling

Project Manager: TMI Recognition Scheme

 Joyce Cawthorpe

TMI National Council

TMI has a network of National and Regional Representatives.  Together with a number of members co-opted to represent specific sectors or interests, and the members of the Executive Board, they make up the TMI National Council which meets twice a year to act as a consultative and supportive body for the Executive. TMI’s current National, Regional and co-opted representatives are:

Regional Representatives: 

East of England

Asa Morrison
Visit Great Yarmouth/Greater Yarmouth Tourism and Business Improvement Area


Shaon Talukder
Geotourist Ltd

South East

Neil McCollum
English Heritage

South West

Laura Campbell
Laura Campbell

West Midlands

Rebecca Frall
West Midlands Growth Company

East Midlands

Lydia Rusling

East Lindsey District Council and Boston Borough Council

Yorkshire & the Humber

Peter Robinson
Leeds Beckett University

Scotland North

David Jackson

Student Representatives 

In process of recruiting

N. Ireland, North East, Wales - regional reps needed!

Could it be you? If interested please contact Graham Haynes



Phil Evans
Eastbourne Borough Council/Lewes District Council

British Destinations

Peter Hampson
British Destinations


Kevin Millington
Acorn T-Stats Limited