About us

With over 112,000 members in 140 countries, we have been at the heart of the mechanical engineering profession since 1847.

Our Vision

We strive to improve the world through engineering by:

  • Inspiring the next generation
  • Developing professional engineers
  • Setting the agenda

Explore our Vision


  • Make a donation

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  • Find our people

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  • Contact us

    Connect with a particular team, discover our office locations and get travel directions.

  • Governance

    • Want to know how we are governed?
    • Read our Royal Charter, By-Laws and Code of Conduct
    • Find out about our Trustee Board, Council and our other key boards and committees
    • Read key notices from our leaders

    Learn more about our governance

  • Work for us

    If you're interested in a career with a pioneering organisation at the forefront of the engineering profession, then look no further.

      We welcome applications from people with a wide range of skills and experience.

    Browse our current vacancies