Erica Ingham, a director at summ.it and a non-executive director of Creative England,is to join the IoD board for a three period starting in July.
At summ.it, Ingham is a portfolio finance director with a focus on advising creative, technology and media companies where she acts as the finance director and helps companies raise finance, develop strategic plans, produce management information and improve cash flow and profitability.
One such company is GovToday.
Ingham also holds an IoD Certificate in Company Direction, having gained a distinction in the four-module programme at Salford University last year.
Prior to joining summ.it, she has worked for BBC Radio, MTV, Chello Media and 20th Century Fox.
Ingham will be one of five new IoD board members.
Simon Walker, director general of the IoD, said: “We are delighted to welcome some of Britain’s most talented and experienced leaders onto our board. For 110 years our Institute has championed good corporate governance, and these new appointments will help to continue that work. Each of them brings unique experience to the table, which further strengthens the IoD’s voice and governance.”