The Chartered Governance Institute - Isle of Man

Isle of Man

Get to know the Isle of Man committee


Meet the team

The Chartered Governance Institute UK & Ireland maintains a presence in the Isle of Man through its local branch committee. The local branch strives to enhance the presence of the Institute within the Isle of Man, to support members and students throughout their careers and study programmes, as qualified or aspiring governance professionals. If you are interested in joining the committee, please contact us.

Meet your branch committee

Christopher Bolt FGC, Branch Chair

Christopher Bolt FCG, Branch Chair

Chris spent 15 years as an accountant/auditor in Dorset before moving to the Isle of Man in 1997. He qualified as Chartered Secretary in 2006 and became a Fellow in 2013.

He is currently Manager at IQ-EQ in Douglas.


Julia Featherstone BA (Hons) ACIS Assoc CIPD, Secretary

Julia Featherstone BA (Hons) ACG Assoc CIPD, Secretary

Julia graduated with a BA Honours degree in English Studies and qualified as an Associate of the Chartered Secretaries and Administrators in 2011. She is also a member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development.

Julia currently works as a Head of HR for a local company and also supports the board with corporate matters. Previously, she carried out a roles as an HR Consultant, HR Manager and Assistant Company Secretary.

Julia became a Council Member in 2017 and became Branch Secretary in 2019.


Committee members

  • Terence McDonald (Vice-President)
  • Francesca Epifani ACG (Treasurer)
  • Courtney Paradise (Student Representative)
  • Juan Moore FCG
  • Julie Ronan ACG
  • Fiona Quayle ACG
  • Sarah Spurdens ACG
  • Alicia Warren ACG

Student committee

  • Emily Lightfoot CG (Secretary of the Student Committee)
  • Laura Morris (Student Champion)
  • Eleanor Mitchell

Contact the Isle of Man branch

For membership and study enquiries please contact the student and membership team:

For branch support and event queries please contact the branch support team:

For general enquiries please contact the general support team:

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