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Governance structure

The Institute Council governs CIPFA within the terms of its Royal Charter (PDF, 424 KB).

An illustrated view of CIPFA's current Governance Structure can be seen here.

Institute Council structure

Governance graphic V2

* 16 additional members may be brought in by the Institute Council. They are usually chosen for their specialist expertise, or to ensure that a good mix of sectors are represented.

The Council is supported by CIPFA Board and other boards and committees. The Public Financial Management Board is responsible for the approval of CIPFA Codes.