Our other boards and committees lead our strategy and activities as well as advising and reporting to the Trustee Board.

Audit and Risk Committee

Chair: Helena Rivers

This committee:
  • Reviews internal audit reports
  • Reviews procedures for detecting fraud and whistle-blowing
  • Presents an annual review of the risks to the Trustee Board.

Strategy Advisory Committee

Chair: TBC

This board:
  • Supports the Council in determining our strategy
  • Debates concepts and our long-term direction
  • Liaises between the Council and the President.

Trustee Board Awards Committee

Chair: Professor Richard Folkson

This committee:
  • Develops policy on and administers the disbursement of the Institution's prizes, awards and scholarships from the Institution's Trust Fund
  • Is responsible for processing and reviewing nominations for significant external awards.

Commercial and Investments Board

Chair: Dr Clive Hickman

This board:
  • Oversees PEP Ltd and its subsidiaries and Stephenson LLP
  • Monitors and reviews investment policy
  • Approves capital expenditure
  • Advises the Trustee Board on mergers, acquisitions and sales.

Disciplinary Board

For more information contact our boards and committees team.

Education and Skills Strategy Board

Chair: Giles Hartill

This board:
  • Provides leadership to the profession and society by facilitating the inspiration and retention of young people in engineering
  • Develops the strategic objectives and policy across the broad range of activities influencing education and skills in engineering.

International Strategy Board

Chair: Professor Alan Lau

This board:
  • Develops the international strategic objectives in line with our overall strategic aims
  • Develops and reviews international activities
  • Represents our international network
  • Advises the Trustee Board and international offices.

Investigating Panel

Chair: Mark Hunt

This panel:
  • Investigates allegations of improper conduct against members, and, if appropriate, presents them to the Disciplinary Board.

Member Communications Board

Chair: Heather Clarke

This committee:
  • Reviews brand, digital and marketing and communications strategies
  • Oversees publishing outsourcing contracts
  • Monitors communication performance, and associated risks including reputation and data protection.

Qualifications and Membership Board

Chair: Professor Stephen Beck

This board:
  • Advises on policies for education, training, and continuing professional development for mechanical engineers
  • Influences the standards required for membership
  • Advises on our policies on professional development, qualifications and membership
  • Advises the Trustee Board.

Regional Strategy Board

Chair: TBC

This board:
  • Develops, reviews and co-ordinates the strategies and activities of the UK and Ireland regions to support our vision and strategic objectives
  • Advises the Trustee Board.

Technical Strategy Board

Chair: TBC

This board:
  • Develops and reviews the engineering and technical activities
  • Advises and coordinates technical strategy and activity
  • Advises the Trustee Board.

Young Members Board

Chair: Lydia Amarquaye

This board:
  • Represents the interests of our 65,000 young members
  • Works to ensure that the voice of young members is heard and considered in all areas, from membership accreditation, to industries and specialisms to geographical location
Find out more about the Young Members Board.

Ask a question

If you would like to find out more about our boards and committees, contact Joan Gibbins: