Azlina Bulmer is RIBA’s Director of International. Azlina is responsible for RIBA’s day to day activities outside the United Kingdom and works closely with RIBA members and stakeholders across the globe to increase RIBA’s profile, extend RIBA’s reach and encourage design excellence.   Previously to this, Azlina was the Head of Operations for UK Regions at RIBA.  Before joining RIBA in 2016, Azlina worked in social investment banking for over 7 years specialising in investment readiness working with charities all over the UK and Europe to ensure access to finance for all particularly in asset-backed investment.  Azlina was instrumental in the set up and design of the Big Potential Fund, a £20m grant scheme by Big Lottery Fund, which provided grant support to social business in the UK.    In voluntary capacity Azlina is on the Board of Directors at University College of Osteopathy where she is also serving as the Chair of the Finance & Estates Committee and is a governor at a local school.