CMI appoints Anthony Painter as Director of Policy and External Affairs – FE News
Strategic appointment enables CMI (@cmi_managers) to further strengthen its management team
The Chartered Management Institute (CMI) has appointed Anthony Painter as the new Director of Policy and External Affairs.
In his new role, reporting to Ann Francke, Managing Director of CMI, Anthony will oversee CMI’s policy and public affairs work; the research and development of enlightened leadership and the Press and PR function of CMI.
In his most recent role as Director of Research and Impact at the Royal Society for the Arts, Manufactures and Commerce, Anthony led RSA’s social change mission, which included examining the future of work , education, lifelong learning and economic security. Author and published presenter, Anthony’s work on policy and social innovation received the Think Tank of the Year award by Prospect magazine. Among other roles, he was previously vice president of governors at Hackney Community College. He graduated from the University of Cambridge and the London School of Economics.
Commenting on Anthony’s appointment, Ann Francke said:
“I am delighted to welcome Anthony as the new Director of Policy and External Affairs. He brings with him extensive experience in policy development and has a broad and in-depth understanding of the challenges and opportunities facing business and management.
“I have no doubt that he will be a great asset to CMI. He joins us at a particularly exciting time as we enter our 75th anniversary. As we rethink key management challenges and seek to define best practices for 21st century leaders, I am confident that Anthony’s skills and expertise will have a huge impact on CMI’s policy work and affairs as we strive to transform accidental managers into conscious and inclusive leaders. “
“Over the next few years we will have to manage our way through big transitions. To achieve Net Zero, integrate new technologies and see a more inclusive economy, the work done by CMI to support the managers of today and tomorrow, throughout its 75th year and beyond, is essential. . I look forward to joining a high performing team at CMI in the New Year and with them, making a broader contribution to the response to the big issues of our time.
Anthony will take up his post at CMI in February 2022.