Our governance

Board of Directors

The Board of Directors (the Board) is the governing body of IRM responsible to the members for managing the business and affairs of IRM. Its role is essentially strategic. Operational and day-to-day management of IRM is the responsibility of the chief executive, who works with the Board to develop and deliver IRM strategy.

The Board Charter sets out the respective roles, responsibilities and authorities of the board of directors (both individually and collectively) in setting the direction, the management and the control of the Institute.

Meet the board

Strategy and Governance committee

The Strategy & Governance Committee monitors the delivery of IRM strategy. [Add Terms of Reference later]

Nominations Committee

The Nominations Committee ensures that a formal, robust and transparent process exists for selecting potential Board members and appointing committee chairs. Download terms of reference.

Audit & Risk Committee

The Audit & Risk Committee assists the board in the fulfilment of its corporate governance duties in relation to risk management, internal control and financial reporting. Download terms of reference.

Education and Standards Committee

The Education & Standards Committee oversees on behalf of the Board the development and delivery of IRM’s professional standards, qualifications and training. Download terms of reference.

IRM Trading Ltd

IRM Trading Ltd is the trading arm of IRM that oversees IRM’s commercial activity, including training.


Annual Report & Financial Statements

Download IRM's Report and Accounts here.

Articles of Association

The Articles of Association set out the basic management and administrative structure of the Institute. They regulate IRM's internal affairs, for example, the powers and duties of directors, calling general meetings, the categories of membership, and so on. They are public documents and cannot be changed without the approval of IRM's members.

Download the Articles of Association