Governance structure

The Institute Council governs CIPFA.

The Institute Council does so in the public interest, within the terms of its Royal Charter (PDF, 424 KB).

It is supported by CIPFA Board, and four other boards and committees. The Standards and Financial Reporting Board is responsible for the approval of CIPFA Codes.

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.