The CIPD Board are the Trustees who govern and direct the Institute’s affairs in accordance with its Charter and charity law. We are proposing the election/re-election of the following two CIPD members.

Shakil Butt, Chartered FCIPD, FCCA

Shakil Butt

Shakil became a CIPD Board member in April 2016. We are proposing that he becomes Honorary Treasurer of the CIPD for a three year term. Shakil is the HR and OD director of Islamic Relief Worldwide, where he leads on HR, strategic direction and change management. His global HR team works in Europe, Asia, Africa and the Middle East, and in 2015 they won CIPD People Management HR team of the year award (third sector/social enterprise). Prior to this, Shakil spent 15 years as their Head of Accounts.

He has worked in the humanitarian sector for over 20 years and in a number of senior leadership roles, and is currently a member of the regional leadership team for Mosaic, a mentoring charity founded by HRH the Prince of Wales, working with young people from deprived communities to realise their talents and potential.

He is a qualified accountant and a fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants. He holds a diploma in Charity Accounting from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales.

Anna Kyprianou, Chartered FCIPD

Anna Kyprianou

We are proposing that Anna Kyprianou continues in office as Vice President, Membership and Professional Development for one more year which would bring her total period of office to six years.

Anna is Pro Vice-Chancellor and Executive Dean at Middlesex University. She has worked with the strategic development of organisations and their management teams for more than twenty-five years and has been instrumental in developing several major CPD initiatives within the Business School. She represented the University in numerous countries around the world, including Greece, Cyprus and Dubai. Anna was previously on the CIPD’s Membership and Education Committee and is a Companion of the Chartered Management Institute.