The governance of the Institute is conducted under the constitutional arrangements set out in the Memorandum of Association, Articles of Association, Bylaws and Board Regulations.

The Board is responsible for the overall management and development, but it delegates the day to day running to the Executive.

Other Board committees are set up to facilitate good governance giving advice and guidance or monitoring implementation of activities. These committees are either elected under the constitutional arrangements or appointed by the Board.

Governance Chart

The above chart shows the structure of the Institute.  Each of these committees are required to work to Terms of Reference and all serving members are required to sign and/or work to:

  • A declaration of interest
  • A confidentiality agreement
  • Code of conduct
  • Privacy Policy in accordance with Data Protection Act


Accountability to members is effected by:

  • Annual audited accounts
  • Annual Review
  • Annual General Meeting currently held in the summer

Members have additional ways to express their views:

  • Direct e-mail or correspondence to the Executive or the Company Secretary
  • The online forums
  • Use of the complaints process.

The minutes of the Annual General Meetings should be read in conjunction with the Notice of that meeting to see the full resolutions passed.

AGM Documents

  • Notice of meeting and Resolutions
  • Minutes of previous AGM
  • Constitutional Documentation and any amendments



Our range of services are designed to aid and develop FM professionals at each stage intheir FM career and support employers develop world-class FM teams:

  • Membership professional credentials
  • Internationally recognised qualifications
  • Continuing Professional Development
  • Training
  • Information and resources
  • Networking events and online

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