Governance documents
and resources

  • Royal Charter, By-Laws and Code of Conduct

    Read our Code of Conduct, find out about qualifications and training regulations and Council Terms of Reference.

    Download our Royal Charter, By-Laws and Code of Conduct [PDF] (revised Dec 2018)Members' Code of Conduct
  • Annual Report 2019

    Trustee Board's Report and Annual Accounts

    Discover why we are one of the fastest growing professional engineering institutions in 2019.

    Download a copy:

    Read our Annual Reviews
  • Governance Reviews

    • Governance
    • Finance
    • Code of Conduct
    Read more
  • Meeting minutes

    • Annual Meeting.
    Read more


  • Board notices

    Meeting dates

    In addition to dealing with official business, we organise lectures delivered by leading engineers 

    Our 2021 programme of meetings to be confirmed

    Ask a question

    If you would like to find out more about how we are governed contact Joan Gibbins.

    Trustee Board and Council Elections 2021

    Nominations are now open for Trustee Board and Council and will close on 17 March.

    Find out more


    Complaints about Institution members not adhering to the Code of Conduct for Members should be put in writing, marked “In Confidence” and sent to:


      Clerk to the Investigating Panel

      Institution of Mechanical Engineers

      1 Birdcage Walk


      SW1H 9JJ

      For more information see our guide

    Benefit Pension Scheme

    Read our July 2020 Statement of Investment Principles for our closed defined benefit pension scheme.