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4 new appointments to the Board of Trustee Directors

03 December 2019  
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The Institute of Export & International Trade is delighted to announce 4 new additions to its Board of Trustee Directors ahead of a vital year for the UK trade.

Sandy Gullis MBE, MIEx (Grad), Caroline Gumble MIEx, Sangeeta Khorana MIEx and Allen Matty MBE MIEx have been appointed to the Board and will work under the Chairman, Terry Scuoler MBE, in directing the Institute as it looks to support UK businesses through the challenging years ahead.

The new look board will be working closely with the Institute’s new Director General, Marco Forgione, who will be taking up his role in January 2020.

Sandy Gullis returns to the board having previously served on it between 2014 and 2017. Sandy left the Army in 1999 and in the intervening years has worked for BOC Transhield moving food for Marks and Spencer’s, Honda Manufacturing providing ‘Just In Time’ logistics to the Swindon Factory. Additionally, he worked for Kellogg Brown and Root undertaking MoD contracts around the world, including operational areas of Iraq and Afghanistan, before moving on to be General Manager of the Wincanton site in Bicester.  He now works for Essentra Components as a Supply Chain Project Manager.

Caroline Gumble is Chief Executive of the Chartered Institute of Building and has extensive business leadership experience, gained in the UK and overseas, within the Automotive and Capital goods sectors working with Lucas Industries, Ransomes Sims & Jefferies and Textron Inc, as well as Membership organisation leadership experience within EEF Ltd / Make UK. 

Sangeeta Khorana is Professor of Economics at Bournemouth University in the United Kingdom. She has a PhD. in International Economics from the University of St. Gallen in Switzerland and a summa cum laude Masters’ degree in International Law and Economics from the World Trade Institute in Berne, Switzerland. 

Allen Matty has been involved with overseas sales and operations in the petrochemical and engineering sectors in the UK, Scandinavian and Middle Eastern markets. He is also experienced in managing public sector service delivery contracts where, as Managing Director at West Midlands Chambers of Commerce LLP since 2010, he has been responsible for the delivery of the Department for International Trade (DIT) services in the West Midlands, where he manages a team of 35 International Trade Advisers and 8 support staff.

You can read more about the Sandy, Caroline, Sangeeta, Allen and the rest of the Board here: https://www.export.org.uk/page/The_Board