For those following a recognised training course. Students are entitled to all the benefits of membership, have full voting rights and can take part in all the Institute's activities at privileged rates.

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For anyone with an interest in medical illustration and who supports the objects of the Institute as set forth in the Memorandum of Association.

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For those engaged in medical illustration and who hold a professional qualification approved by Council. Professional Members are entitled to use the letters MIMI after their name.

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For companies who wish to support the aims and activities of the Institute and the profession, or whose business activities include the supply of equipment, materials and services to the profession.

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Fellowship of
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Fellowship of the Institute recognises excellent abilities and skills and is its highest distinction of the Institute. Applications may be made by Members of the Institute with a minimum of 5 years’ post-qualification experience.

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Chairman IMI

Kathy McFall

0141 211 4692


Honorary Secretary IMI

Carol Fleming

01423 569475


Honorary Treasurer IMI

Geoffrey Gilbert

0115 987 1468

For the purposes of Committee structure, the Chairman, Chairman Elect, Honorary Secretary and Honorary Treasurer are considered Officers of the Institute and are ex-officio members of all committees.

Members of Council


Lynsey Searle


David Bishop

0207 830 2357


Lucy Griffin

01463 704240


Jessica Leonard (Student Liaison)


Anthony Edwards




Calum Murray (Scottish Board Chairman)

01387 241518

 Cat Lamoon

01772 523288


Jason Pitt

0121 333 8492


Affiliated Organisations

Medical Artists’ AssociationAssociation of Health Professions in OphthalmologyAssociation Européenne des Illustrateurs Médicaux et ScientifiquesHealth Sciences Communications AssociationBritish Institute of Professional PhotographyRoyal Photographic SocietyAssociation of Medical IllustratorsOphthalmic Imaging AssociationBioCommunications AssociationBritish Association of Retinal ScreenersAustralian Institute of Medical and Biological IllustrationRoyal College of General Practitioners, Committee for the Accreditation of Medical Illustration Professionals

Team Leaders

Education & Training Amy Lake  
CPD Lucy Tinniswood  
Careers Beth Flowers 0121 371 2460

Jason Pitt

0121 333 8498

Membership Secretary Melvin Bond  

Michael Nix


Press Officer TBC  
Regional Reps Coordinator Stephaine Scrivens 0121 333 8498
Standards and Quality Assurance Jane Tovey 0121 371 2460
Graphics Lead Joanna Culley 0203 287 7202
IMI News Editor Anne Murtagh  
Journal of Visual
Communication Editor
Caroline Erolin  
IMI Awards Lead Shelley Daber  
National Guideline Coordinator Carolyn Bray 0191 333 2210
Permanent Conference Team Geoff Gilbert 0115 987 1468
Regulation Lead      
Trade Liaison Craig Richardson 0141 211 5727
Fellowship Chief Assessor Simon Brown 07999 234700
VTC Training Coordinator Becky Lee 01865 220900


Regional representatives 


David Dickie

01563 827478


Anthony Edwards 

353 1 4284251

North West

Cat Lamoon

01772 522326

Yorkshire and North East

Allison Bell-Abbassi



Kate Owen 

0121 466 5105

East Coast

Jackie Kelly

0124 551 4468

Wales and South West

Simon Brinkworth &

Craig Harper 



London and South East

Julia Kepinska


020 7188 3764

Scandinavian Region

Bard Kjersem


00 47 55 974183
















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