IET appoints new director of governance and policy

16 December 2013
IET Communications team
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Alison Carr to join Institution in March 2014.

The IET is pleased to confirm the appointment of Alison Carr as director of governance and policy, following Tony Whitehead's departure.  

Alison is currently chief executive and registrar of the Architects Registration Board where she has worked since 2006. Previously she was regulatory policy executive at the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales for five years. The IET looks forward to Alison joining the Institution in March 2014.

Commenting on the new appointment, Nigel Fine, IET chief executive, said: “I’m delighted to welcome Alison to the IET. Her broad experience of policy in a range of professional sectors will be very valuable to us.

“I also want to acknowledge the considerable contribution Tony has made to the IET during his time with us, particularly in building up a close and very productive working relationship with the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills. We thank him for all he has achieved and wish him the best in the future.”