New Director of Membership and Engagement at CILT(UK) 

The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport in the UK –CILT(UK) – appoints Louise Robinson as its new Director of Membership and Engagement. 

Louise has more than 20 years’ of management and leadership experience in membership and regulatory bodies. She joins CILT(UK) from The Nursing Midwifery Council. She led a senior employer and regulatory engagement team there. Louise previously worked for the General Medical Council (GMC), the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy and the Institute of Chemical Engineers. Her roles and experience span membership, engagement, marketing, project management, standards, ethics, guidance, and training.

Critical times

Louise said: ‘I’m delighted to join CILT(UK) at such an exciting and important time for the logistics, transport, and supply chain community. The pandemic has highlighted the criticality of these sectors to our everyday lives and the enormous contribution they make to the UK economy. People have a new level of awareness and appreciation for what we do. It is a land of opportunity. I look forward to connecting with current and new members to take those opportunities forward together.’

Senior management

In her new role, Louise will join the senior management team. She will manage the Individual and Corporate Membership; Nations, Regions and Forums; Marketing and National Events. Louise replaces Helen Hardy, who leaves the Institute in mid-2022 after four years in the role. 

Kevin Richardson, Chief Executive at CILT(UK), said: ‘We are delighted to further invest in our team with the recruitment of Louise Robinson. This role is crucial to the growth of the Institute, and Louise’s experience and expertise will ensure that we continue to enhance and develop the member experience for our growing membership base.’