The governance of Engineers Ireland is vested in Council subject to the provisions of the Charter, the 1960 & 1969 Acts of the Oireachtas, the Bye-laws and to the resolutions of Special General Meetings.
The key role of Council is to provide efficient and effective strategic leadership and oversight of the institution within a framework of practical controls.
Broadly speaking, Council’s main functions in this respect are to:
- set the strategic direction for the institution so that it may fulfil its four core objects, as provided for in the Charter and set out in the Bye-laws;
- determine the vision, mission and values of the institution and approve the strategic plan;
- set and promote the professional standards expected of the engineering profession;
- represent the profession of engineering by listening to, understanding, and promoting the needs of members;
- ensure adequate systems and processes are in place so that the institution can operate in compliance with relevant legislation;
- oversee the performance of the institution ensuring the system of delegated authority works effectively.
Find out more about the role of the Council of Engineers Ireland in the PDF below.