The six-strong IPF Executive is based close to Liverpool Street in the City of London. Headed by Sue Forster, we look after every aspect of the IPF; editing publications, managing events, responding to consultations, commissioning work and, most of all, supporting the membership. If you have a query, please don't hesitate to contact a member of the team.
Chief ExecutiveSue has overall responsibility for managing the affairs of the IPF. Her job ranges from kick-starting new IPF initiatives to collecting name badges after seminars, and everything else in between. She is a member of all of the IPF Committees and Groups. Sue is a chartered surveyor by background and has been a member of the IPF in her own right since 1990.
Research DirectorPam is responsible for co-ordinating all aspects of the IPF Research Programme, as well as working with its Research Steering Group and the wider membership to develop the IPF's research agenda. Pam is a chartered surveyor and has been a member of the IPF in her own right since 1994.
Frankie project managed the overhaul of the IPF website and database - a project which was nearly two years in the pipeline. She continues to manage and develop the website and marketing, taking on ad-hoc IT projects. More recently, Frankie has been working to ensure that the IPF is GDPR-compliant. In addition to this, she acts as secretary to a number of IPF Boards and writes our monthly eNews. Frankie and Barbara jointly look after the IPF membership database.
Events ManagerBarbara is in charge of our Annual Dinners, Lunches, Drinks and Conferences. She manages the process from liaising with venues (and menu tasting!), to dealing with bookings and the tricky business of table planning. Frankie and Barbara jointly look after the IPF membership database.
Accounts ManagerJenny oversees the day-to-day management of the IPF's accounts. Jenny works part time from home, and is in our offices twice a week - generally on a Tuesday and a Thursday.
Seminar Co-ordinatorHannah is responsible for educational events at the IPF. She co-ordinates seminars, workshops and site visits in London and in our regions. She's the friendly face you'll see at all of our seminars in London.