Our governance

Board of Directors

The Board of Directors (the Board) is the governing body responsible to the members for managing the business and affairs of the IRM. Its role is essentially strategic. Operational and day-to-day management 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.

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Nominations Committee

Chair: Helen Hunter-Jones

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

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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 our 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 members.

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Audit & Risk Committee

Chair: Sarah Christman

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.

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Interest Group Committee

Chair: Rahat Latif

The Interest Group Committee oversees the operations of the IRM Regional and Special Interest Groups to ensure they are run effectively and in line with overall IRM strategy.

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IRM Awarding Committee

Chair: Dr Maria Papadaki

The IRM Awarding Committee oversees on behalf of the Board the development and delivery of our professional standards, qualifications and training.

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Professional Standards Committee

Chair: Clive Thompson

The Professional Standards Committee ensures that our high standards of competence and integrity are the hallmark of risk management professionals.

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IRM Trading Ltd

Chair: Clive Thompson

IRM Trading Ltd is the trading arm that oversees our commercial activity, including training.