Azlina Bulmer is currently the Interim Director of Membership & Engagement at the Chartered Insurance Institute (CII) where she has the oversight of CII’s global membership activities and engagement programmes. She is also responsible for the operations of CII’s offices in Dubai and Hong Kong. Additionally, Azlina joined the Board of Personal Finance Society in December 2022.
She was previously 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 and Chair of The Works UK, a Special Educational Needs provision in Leeds.