The Institute holds its AGM

Posted on Thursday, October 7, 2021

The Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers held its Annual General Meeting (AGM) on October 7, 2021. Nine members attended in person in the Institute's office and another 114 joined online. This was once again the largest attendance at an Institute AGM for many years and wonderful to see an increasing number of members from around the world taking an interest and participating in the AGM.

The President welcomed all those attending and commended the director, head office staff and the Finance and Audit Committee for returning a profit in 2020-21. He also acknowledged Susan Oatway who is completing her term as Institute chairman. She in turn thanked everyone for their support during a challenging two year term.

The annual accounts for the year ending 31st May 2021 were presented to the meeting and discussed. Members took the opportunity to ask questions about the impact of the pandemic on the Institute finances and the forecast for the coming financial year.

The AGM continued with the formalities of confirming the composition of Controlling Council for 2021-22 subject to all Controlling Council representatives signing the newly introduced Code of Conduct which is applicable to all Council and Committee members. The AGM also re-elected Hayesmacintyre as auditors for another year.

The President thanked all members for attending and contributing to the AGM.