The new board includes following names:

President – Richard Parker, CMM, Amex GBT

President elect – Jane Baker, 2Heads

Past president – Miguel Neves, IMEX

VP education – Jackie Mulligan, UK Centre for Events Management

VP finance – Ed Bolling, Ironmongers' Hall

VP communications – Chris Parnham, Absolute Corporate events

VP certification – Berivan Kockaya, CMP, EMAP

VP membership – Richard Allchild, IMEX

Deputy VP membership – Adam Said, TFI Group

Commercial director – Hamish Reid

The only new Board Member is Chris Parnham, owner of Absolute Corporate Events, who recently completed a two year tenure as Chairman of the HBAA where he took the association to new heights, modernizing its approach and delivering record numbers in membership, member satisfaction and event attendance. Parnham joins the MPI Board as VP of Communications.