Myriam Madden elected President of CIMA

Edinburgh-based management accountant, Myriam Madden FCMA, CGMA, has been elected the 82nd President of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants.

Myriam specialises in finance and operational transformation across a range of organisations in the public sector, financial services and internationally in global blue-chip companies. She has also led finance functions in firms and groups including Hewlett Packard, HBOS, the Scottish Arts Council and Historic Scotland.

She has been elected as CIMA’s 82nd president and, in the voluntary role, will be responsible for chairing the institute’s governance agreements and advocating for CIMA and management accounting.

Myriam said: “I am delighted to be elected as President of CIMA. It is a great honour and I look forward to further building on the institute’s success both in Scotland and across the globe.

“As President, I am excited by CIMA’s impact in contributing to the success of businesses and their boards in all major global cities. CIMA has a valuable asset in its global community of students and members – one of my ambitions is to galvanise them to be confident advocates for CIMA and the management accounting profession.

“CIMA’s strategic initiatives will be more successful if they reflect the enthusiasm, energy and diverse ideas of our members and students.”