Azlina BulmerAssociate Non-Executive Director

Azlina Bulmer is currently the Chief Operating Officer at the Institute of the Motor Industry.

Azlina Bulmer

Azlina Bulmer is currently the the Chief Operating Officer at the Institute of the Motor Industry. Previously she held the position of Executive Director of Membership & Engagement at the Chartered Insurance Institute (CII) where she had oversight of CII’s global membership activities and engagement programmes, including responsibility for day-to-day international operations.

Prior to the CII, she was the Director of International at the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) where she set up the RIBA’s first international directorate in 2019 and led on the expansion of the RIBA’s operations and profiling in target markets in Middle East and China.  She joined the RIBA in January 2016 as Head of Operations, Nations & Regions managing the operations of the RIBA’s 10 UK regions including volunteer network activities and support across England and Wales.

Azlina’s early career was in law before moving into economic and community development roles at local authorities. This was followed by seven years working at a social investment bank before the RIBA. She has held a number of non-executive director roles previously including as Chair of Finance & Estate Committee at University College of Osteopathy, Chair of The Works UK, a Special Educational Needs provision in Leeds, and a Board member of the Personal Finance Society.